Forever Fairisle:  Knit One Purl One
8 December 2020 | VA Notes Fashion

Forever Fairisle: Knit One Purl One

I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED A FAIRISLE SWEATER.

The detail, the delicate pattern and their individuality make them very pretty sweaters to wear in the holidays.

As we are living in the casual and comfortable I figure these make a welcome change for our classic cashmere.

Not that we don’t love our turtlenecks, V and crew necks but with the year we have had, it doesn’t hurt to add a little festivity to our wardrobes.

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Be Brave: The Top 5 Reds
5 December 2020 | VA Notes Beauty

Be Brave: The Top 5 Reds


What a wonderful portrait of a very beautiful woman.

Isabella Rossellini has one of those unforgettable faces and age has only enhanced her beauty. If Better, Not Younger had a pin-up girl, it could be her.

Everything works for me in this image – the shirt with cufflinks, the earrings and the simple red lip with little eye makeup and a strong brow.

The old beauty rule of strong lips and light eyes is absolutely perfect.

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