Spring fashion: Alice style featurette

Alice in Wonderland has a sumptuous look. After Snowgeddon, spring will be a blooming affair, so this stuff will surely go into it. An interview with costume designer Coleen Atwood has good language if you like talking about clothes. Words, in order of appearance: costume designer, put it on, second fitting, coat, layers, silk, shear, […]

Fall fashion 2009

Fall fashion 2009? Reduced. Not humble, but beyond showing off. On a supremely beautiful body, in this age of the computer bean bag. After all, if anybody’s still got a body we definitely want to see it. The looks on the runway are all virtual reality – draw a stripe across that leg, attach a […]

Summer fashion

Right-wing parties have won some major victories across Europe (including parts of Germany). So it’s back to the old game of Us versus Them. Well, all of you politicians out there, and anyone who thinks racism is ok, we are watching you. Closely. And we are wearing t-shirts  that say “Lügen haben kurze Beine”: Lies […]


I just got mail from Uesa Robinson, who has a vintage clothes shop on Capitol Hill. She researches her clothes, and one of them is a dress that has a label from Perelucci’s, my mother’s (Gertrud Hodgson’s) clothes boutique. How marvellous! The Perelucci name and logo was my father’s, made out of my mother’s nickname […]

Pink Frank

Funny fashion for a cool and hardworking dude. Thank you, Frank. Better luck next time. – But honestly, guys, you wouldn’t be caught dead wearing pink !?!

Men and women: Dressing the part

Women’s clothes seen in Cardiff: sleeveless, backless, strapless, halter-top, low-cut, skin-tight, hip-hugging, gathered, sashed, studded, with rhinestones, spangled.

Spring fashion

Seen in Cardiff: Tulip colors on Doc Martens. It’s going to be a colorful spring.