You cut a slender line when you move. You’re both memorable and invisible: you just get under people’s skin and then vanish. How can you make it, I do not really know.
The form-function dilemma is solved fusing beauty with utility and avoiding ornamentation. What is not there, what has been edited away, is more important of what has been left.
The impending new sobriety asks at once for glitz and restraint. Josephine, Napoleon’s diaphanous fiancé striking a pose for Jacques-Louis David, is a daringly subtle icon, all muslin, laurel leaves, empire severity and fragile assertiveness. Style your head in flat curls, tie a satin ribbon all around, raise the waistline and stay elegantly ahead of the fashion pack. Now!