Today Slate published an excerpt from my memoir MEMORY’S LAST BREATH: FIELD NOTES ON MY DEMENTIA

Read the Slate excerpt here: WHO AM I WEARING? Fashion adventures, and misadventures, while living with dementia

Check out some of my outfit adventures and misadventures below. Thanks to you, Peter, who are my fashion filter and photographer.

Here are some that did not fly:

Fabulously priced on-sale Rachel Roy dress made me feel dowdy; 15-year-old top (that I love) and new wide-bottomed pants from Dillards did not “talk to each other–even the sad potplant agrees; Don’t emphasize a waist when the hourglass has long run out

These ones got a second try:

My Saks Fifth Avenue top meets my consignment store roses jeans; Mutton dressed as lamb: Teen ware from TopShop clads my 67-year-old body; Thrift shop jeans, 10-year-old white shirt, teen midrif top from sale at Dillards

Namedroppers consignment store MOTHER jeans, Macy’s sale blue top; Etsy vintage handmade kimono; seven-year old standby shirt, Akris punto, with thriftshop jeans.