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A Blazer For Every Occasion

A Blazer For Every Occasion

Have you ever wondered about the origin of that closet staple, the blazer? Likely closets everywhere have at least one of these in residence. It would be tough indeed to find another garment with such broad style range, and one that serves us in so many ways throughout our lives. So varied is the blazer that it can top off your power interview outfit or lend you ultra coolness for your next rockshow.

From around 1825 to the Mod revival of the late 70s through today, the blazer has done it all! The Wiki history of this iconic wardrobe staple makes for entertaining reading:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazer

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Thee Reverend of Fashion

Rory Dowd
Thee Reverend Rory Dowd

On a rare, rainy Friday evening in downtown Carson City, Nevada, recently I was lucky enough to sit down for coffee with Thee Reverend Rory Dowd, familiar to many as a longtime player in Reno’s lively, unique and ever evolving arts and music scene http://www.worstlittlepodcast.com/.  Sitting alongside us, and offering up a little of her own savvy, was Carolyn Gates, drummer of many years in the great indie band Blunderbusst,  these days singer and bassist in Betty Rocker https://www.facebook.com/betterbettyrocker and, on top of all that, quite the fashionista herself. Continue reading Thee Reverend of Fashion