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Ghazal, with Accessories

Jenn Koiter

Make your first appearance upon your arrival wearing a hat.
Even if hats are not your favorite accessory, wear a hat.

Your accessories should be kept to a truthful minimum.
A good rule of thumb is: don’t wear jewelry with a hat.

Don’t clutter up the area around your face
with too much detail. (Egad, Mabel! That hat!)

I feel the same way about wearing flowers in one’s hair.
Yesterday’s orchid – not unlike yesterday’s newspaper – is old hat.

Your goal is pureness of line and complete simplicity.
Choose your jewelry accents sparingly. Don’t wear a hat.

Jenn Koiter

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