Old School Mixology

27th November, 2012

Life is all about change; I would never want to be the same person I was a year or two years or ten years ago. I love the journey and I love the evolution; I love that things get more interesting every day. When I first started this site, I was working as a designer and using my own body as a canvas to flesh out germinating ideas. It made for some crazy looks, but nothing I truly regret. It was just part of my creative process, a way of uncovering my voice.In the intermediary years, I’ve really discovered my métier, as a creative director and stylist. I’ve found a special space in the world for myself, where I get to dream up ideas, create concepts, and bring them to life for a living. It’s addictive and exciting and I just want to put all my energies there. Thus, along the way, my own personal style (the subject this site most often explores) has subdued a bit. As a designer, I had the luxury of focusing on and fleshing out one big idea a season; these days it’s a new mood, client, concept and assignment every week. I just need my clothes to function for me, as I pour all my ideas into my work (which I’ve also begun to occasionally share here).
That doesn’t mean I don’t still live for a good dose of heavy mixology now and then, and the holiday season is the perfect time to pull out all the stops. I guess it brings out the inner Christmas tree in me!Speaking of Christmas, can you believe it’s almost here?! I spent yesterday updating Shop The Glamourai with lots of things I’d love to give and get ~ like the social media version of a letter to Santa. CHECK IT OUT!

|WEARING| Hat Attack beanie, Zara coat (read my ode to it HERE), Theory sweater via Zappos Couture, gifted Corey Lynn Calter pants, Z Spoke clutch, Kate Spade shoes |PHOTOS| by Jeremy James

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TheGlamourai is a webzine produced by Kelly Framel, a multi-media creative director based in downtown New York (but constantly bouncing around the world). Part fashion blog, part glossy mag, part fantasy travel portal, it's your ultimate online destination for stylish daydreams. Tune in for inspirational editorials, beauty tutorials, outfit ideas, DIYs, jet-set travel tips and more!
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