How did this happen? When did I turn thirty? CRICKEY!! I can’t believe that the time has come and gone and I’m officially a decade older. Like most things we tend to build up in our heads, it was very anticlimactic. But it ended up being a day filled with a lot of love. My family and friends called me from all over the globe. My parents sent me one of the sweetest notes I have ever gotten and two of my closest friends treated me to the perfect New York evening.
Flare ups usually come with a scary connotation. Thankfully when it comes to my jeans, they simply add to the fun! I didn’t grow up in the 70’s so all the trends we keep talking about and seeing around us seem fun and exciting to me. I went as far as the bell bottom but never the full flare when I was younger.
I’m always surprised by the fact that despite numerous houses showing collections for Haute Couture, there are roughly 1000 true Couture customers in the world who buy on a regular basis. And about 70% of that number comes from customers in the United States. When I think of Couture, I imagine exquisite clothes that someone has toiled over for hundreds of hours, to make. And Pret is a product of the industrial revolution and machines becoming a part of our daily life. So it was amazing to visit the new exhibit at
Dreams are a funny thing. Seven years ago today, I packed my bags, put all my belongings in a storage facility and bought a one way ticket to New York. In hindsight, was it a reckless choice? Yes absolutely. But would I have done it differently? Absolutely not. That’s the funny thing with dreams, when you choose to chase them, sooner or later, they do come true.