Astrology: Fashion and Yoga Clothing: A Contradiction?

Is “yoga fashion” a contradictory term? As people own their yoga practices – whether as part of a group at an outside venue, or alone in the privacy of their homes – their focus should be a connection. This means a link with their deepest being, whether the goal is spiritual development or the improvement […]

Astrology: Fashion: Mia Wasikowska’s Eyelet Dress in ‘The Double’

In The Double, Mia Wasikowska, who plays Hannah, wears a glorious, white eyelet dress, its brightness like a shaft of light against the drab shades of the city’s work and living decor. Her dress also ties in with the movie’s two key male characters. Her co-worker Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) has an unrequited crush on Hannah. […]

Astrology: Fashion: Pocket Squares on ‘Mad Men’

Don Draper has always prided himself on running the show, even when his baser drives have been the instruments steering his car. So the final moments of last night’s episode of “Mad Men,” as SC&P’s partners deliver to Don the terms of employment he must accept to be re-absorbed into the fold of his agency, […]

Astrology: Fashion: Bucket Bags

They’re called bucket bags for good reason. Like pails, they’ve got a broad base that nicely balances your hoard for easy transport. If you jam-pack them in well organized fashion, these babies evoke the mythic Cornucopia or Horn of Plenty. One account of the legend involves the baby god Jupiter, whose mother Rhea had him […]

Astrology: Fashion: Katniss Everdeen’s Epaulets

They look feathery feminine and flower-petal sleek. But make no mistake about it. Those shoulder-level adornments worn by Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire are epaulets. Also known as epaulettes – the singular means “little shoulder,” derived from the French word épaule; the feminine “ette” has très appeal – these devices clearly […]

Astrology: Fashion: Floral Headbands

An item that might once have been categorized as a prom-night hair accessory has now taken center stage as all-around feel-good, girly headgear, largely through the fashion spark of Chiara de Blasio, daughter of New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio. Chiara rocked her various headbands of rose-like blooms during her father’s political campaign. […]

Astrology: Film: ‘Fruitvale Station’ (2013)

Guns, violence, sex and anger are the domain of Mars and Aries, whose energies dominate Fruitvale Station, the Sundance award-winning film written and directed by Ryan Coogler. The movie’s Martial beginning is also its end point. In the very early hours of New Year’s Day, in 2009, at BART’s Fruitvale Station, in Oakland, California, a […]

Fashion: Fringe

Whether you think of fringe as leather strips in freefall or suspended offshoots of fabric, wearing it is a tricky business. Fringe needs to move well. Avoid the stiff mass of fringe that evokes an upside down Mohawk. Go for fringe with a fearless Wild West Annie Oakley sensibility that darts with grace. Aries: Rams […]