Author: Pete Anderson

Real People: Homing In On Your Personal Style

Building good wardrobe is like making a good sitcom. You assemble elements you think have the right chemistry, refine the vibe over seasons, and see how it all plays out in different situations. Over time, the characters (stay with me here) become familiar; you know what works together and what doesn’t, and your audience knows […]

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Everyday American Style: 1970s Inspiration Via Documerica

Denim jackets, Chucks, and pool cues go together like teenagers and delinquency. Robert Johnson in coal-mining town of Clothier, West Virginia, 1974; from the Documerica project. Our collective understanding of the aesthetics of an era — how people looked, how things looked, how the world looked — sometimes depends on very few actual surviving images. […]

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