today's the premiere of the second season of mad men. this show has been getting an insane amount of press, but it's no wonder- visually appealing, intellectually stimulating.
i'm not the only fan- on style.com michael kors confirms that he based his whole fall 2008 collection around the show!
my personal style is a bit bipolar. currently i'm on a bit of an alexander wang, grungy kick (v-necks, ripped jean shorts and studs). but it's hard to ignore the appeal of the more glamorous style of the 1950's. When Joannie swishes through the office of sterling-cooper you can tell that her outfit was not something she rolled out of bed in. effortlessly cool has been replaced by perfectly chic.
some real live women channeling the spirit of the show: