Thursday, September 17, 2009

Just Extraordinary: Ponyskin Gloves

A bit unfair, isn't it, how Rihanna makes it look so easy to get bichrome just right.

Of course, those of us who have ever given it a try know that striking just the right balance between Mod whites and blacks is the difference between a great Mondrian and a nightmare Rorschach.

For those of us without the killer attitude and cheekbones, it's far simpler to wear all (or mostly) black and leave the chess game to the accessories. For example, these vintage gloves from the 40s. Teamed up with a basic black overcoat or suit, they are thunder and lightning.

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