outfit: steve jobs

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Here’s another one of my Steve Jobs looks, as my BF would call it.  I bought this Patagonia mock neck secondhand online and find myself reaching for it often.  It’s 100% cotton and is so basic that I can wear it with almost anything.  It feels like a thick structured T-shirt in some ways.  I love being able to tuck it all the way around my pants.  The Patagonia label is discreetly embroidered at the bottom edge of the shirt, which is tucked in.

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the feng shui of seams

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I’m a big fan of form school feng shui, a branch of feng shui attuned to our natural tendency to seek safety and comfort at home. Form school is concerned mostly about the way we arrange furniture, but the same principles can be applied to almost anything, even clothes.

As I was folding laundry today, I realized that I had always been turned off by clothes with seams running down the middle of the front or back. Same goes for shoes. Ever notice a beautiful pair of boots from afar, only to become disappointed up close when you discover a seam running down to the tip? I could love everything about the silhouette, fabric, color, etc… but add a seam down the middle of it, and it’s ruined!

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