PICTURE: #10 IN TEN ACTS
SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEW:
FLORA COLLINS TALKS ABOUT HER 10TH OUTFIT
What items did you use to compose this particular outfit?
Alice + Olivia top, Alice + Olivia for Payless platforms, and a Gene Meyer scarf
How did you arrive at the decision to compose such an outfit?
I love how black and grey go with my pale complexion and hair. This is a versatile outfit in that I can throw on a pair of heels or platforms and it becomes cool evening wear or I can wear my Keds and it’s suddenly appropriate for lunch with a friend.
Did you compose this outfit spontaneously or was it planned ahead of time?
The scarf was spontaneous!
In a scale of 10, how pleased are you with this composition/outfit?
What roles do color, the fit, and integrity of fabric play in this particular outfit?
The scarf’s colors are a bold statement again the pants and top. Also, the scarf’s circles mimic the grey circles on my platforms. I also love how the top is small enough to let a tiny slip of midriff show, giving the outfit an edgier, more casual vibe.
How soon would you repeat/wear this same outfit again?
This is one of my favorite casual outfits, so very soon!
There is perhaps a spiritual, emotional, intellectual or psychological aspect to what/how we dress. What is your personal experience in relation to this outfit?
I associate this outfit with trying to please people and demonstrate my style. I recently ran into a teacher while wearing this outfit and she was shocked by how cute I looked, since my school has a uniform. It was such a compliment!