Unless you’re lacking in some serious musical education, you know who Morrissey and The Smiths are. But just in case, I’ll humor those of you who just furrowed your brow thinking “Who?!” The Smiths were a terrific Manchester rock band in the early to late 1980s. They released four studio albums from 1984 to 1987: “The Smiths,” “Meat is Murder,” “The Queen Is Dead,” and “Strangeways, Here We Come.” After their breakup in 1987, lead singer and lyricist, known simply as Morrissey, went solo to release nine studio albums, most recently, 2009’s “Years of Refusal.”
Why are we so still so obsessed with the man? The sometimes profoundly depressing lyrics? The sometimes gut-wrenching hilarious lyrics? The jangly guitar riffs? The enigma that is Morrissey? In 2002, British music magazine NME named The Smiths the most influential artists of the past 50 years. But why exactly does Morrissey still enrapture us?
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March 15, 2010
Although classic pearls are one of the few items in a Fashionista’s closet that will never get old, us Fashionistas like to mix things up. This Fashionista is rocking knit leggings detailed with faux black pearls with patent gray lace-up booties. This look is perfect for spring!
Get your own version of the classic cool pearls:
Hint: Use these Bronzing Pearls for a springy, sun-kissed glow.
November 9, 2009
There is nothing more disheartening than seeing a girl running to class in four-inch stilettos. I am all for those Jimmy Choos, but there is a time and place for them—and New England winter is not it. All Fashionistas who inhabit Boston need a great pair of boots to strut their stuff and be comfortable at the same time.
This Fashionista is sporting a simple pair black leather boots adorned with a brown buckle on the back. Check out these similar styles from Aldo, Anthropologie, and DKNYC.