The Styletti


What to Wear to an Archaeological Dig

archaeological dig

My fascination with history and fashion started in early childhood. Maybe the history part is a genetic thing. My father’s college major was History. As a child, I delighted in fashion from Europe and Russia of the 18th and 19th centuries, the age when the dress itself was a masterpiece. At the age of about […] Read more…

Wedding Guest Dress: Use What You’ve Got

Wedding party

How many weddings have you attended this summer? Have you ever exhausted yourself searching for an appropriate dress? I was recently invited to a family wedding at the side of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho. Temperatures were forecasted to be in the 90’s, and the unspoken dress code was “summer formal”. If you caught my post about being […] Read more…

White Jeans for (even) Curvy Hips

White Jeans for curvy hips

The other day my fiancé Mark and I went to a French restaurant near our home. The hostess wore white jeans with a billowy blouse and high-heeled sandals. It was a striking contrast to the usual black restaurant staff attire, giving off a cool, elegant vibe. I have to admit, I experienced pangs of envy. The […] Read more…

Spring/Summer in NYC by Liliya

Liliya Anisimova

When I started writing this blog post it was already June 2. Janea had suggested “Spring in NYC” as the topic. And I thought: “Spring? Why? It’s already summer!” But I was wrong. The thing is that in Russia, where I’m originally from, Summer starts on June 1st (fall – September 1st…) No wonder I […] Read more…

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