10.3.15

Six years ago, on 16 February 2009, I started this blogging project called Style Odyssey, later changed to ODYSSEY, as you now know it. Click here to see the first post.*

I am retiring this blog in order to devote more time to other pursuits.**
I won't be saying goodbye, however. Please find me on tumblr, Instagram, Twitter and ODYSSEY Facebook page. Except for the Facebook page, expect to find less fashion and more art because that's a much bigger part of my world and always has been.

I am sincerely grateful for all of you faithful followers; for your comments, emails and real life meetings over the past six years. It's been a pleasure having you as part of this odyssey.

*I still own the Dior sandals, silver chain mail bracelet, Alexander Wang vest and Helmut Lang trousers. Certain items are keepers.

**ODYSSEY blog will remain online because why not. You never know...

31.1.15




I purchased this pair of loose leggings...knit trousers...pants(?) some time ago. (Don't you appreciate how Rick Owens' designs are not easily categorized?) However, there was a slight problem. Their styling options seemed limited because above the thighs they fit like leggings but below they're more akin to un-hemmed sweatpants. Hmm. As a result of their puzzling nature, they were the least favorite Owens item in my closet. As you can imagine, they didn't get much wear. Then I had a fashion epiphany. Once I stopped trying to categorize the strange garment, my dilemma ended and they instantly became quite wearable. In fact, they're rather smashing with an Owens curved tank a certain pair of worn in biker boots, and a swoon-worthy, new fragrance. Cardigan optional. Voila´.

Anyone had a fashion epiphany recently?


26.1.15





RICK OWENS LILIES DRESS | 525 AMERICA VEST | MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA BOOTS

Do you ever wear something that seems to take on a life of its own in spite of itself? My fur vest is like that. It's fluffy, full, all encompassing and over the top. It's what most would call a statement piece, yet I can hide in its blankety warmth.



19.1.15






MERONA (TARGET BRAND) BEANIE, GAP SWEATER, AMERICAN APPAREL GLOVES, RICK OWENS DRKSHDW PANTS, UGG CLASSIC SHORT BOOTS.

Sometimes, only Uggs will do. But please, no crazy colors, no bling.


11.1.15



RICK OWENS LILIES TUNIC, CARDIGAN AND LEGGINGS | HELMUT LANG ASYMMETRICAL BRALETTE | LUCCHESE MAD DOG BOOTS | CHANEL MAKEUP, NAIL COLOUR IN DRAGON | COMME DES GARCON PARFUMS INCENSE KYOTO EDT

Do not be fooled by the lush, green wall of subtropical bamboo (which is obviously very hardy). It's cold, y'all. Here in Austin, Texas, we've had a few hard freezes already this month. I find myself alternately loving it and yet having difficulty keeping warm despite wrapping my body in Rick Owens wool blends. It's times like these that I see the holes in my wardrobe. What are yours?