I saw Audrey Hepburn's dirty fingernails at a UNICEF dinner we hosted together. She was standing gripping the side of the reading stand, giving a speech. I was sitting next to the stand waiting for my turn to speak; her hand was at my eye level. Beautiful, gracious, delicate Audrey had this strong, practical, matter-of-fact hand. I could see she had been gardening or cleaning her home, and I imagined that she didn't even shy away from a screwdriver or hammer. Worshipping practicality, as my mother taught me, I doubled my admiration for Audrey Hepburn.
(page 31, Some of Me by Isabella Rossellini, 1997 Random House hard cover edition)
That is, I suspect, true style: walking the world adorned with your core values --not a little black dress and a cigarette holder.
Well, that's it for me today Shoestringers! Til we meet again spend wise, love lots and wear what you value above labels.