Thursday, June 21, 2018

Canny Travel


I enjoy chatting with the owner of the boutique where I buy most of my clothing. Recently she attended a child's college graduation ceremony on the East Coast, and she said she froze in unexpectedly chilly weather. I couldn't resist asking what she wore in response. Anna said she had brought two cashmere wraps and wore both of them.

Raising a skater taught me the value of layering, a concept borrowed from the outdoor community. I can layer any garment in my small collection with any other garment. Around 1988, a young designer won a national award with a collection she called Fragments. It was a series of cotton knits cut from the same cloth, ordinary business now but revolutionary in the beginning-30-


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