2011年 01月 12日
suzanne golden :: bead artist
"i know i look a little different, and to be honest, it’s nice to be noticed."
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photo: glenn glasser

When did you start dressing so colorfully?
It’s taken all my life to be comfortable with my taste and style. When I was in high school in Westchester,
everyone wore shirtwaist dresses with little belts, sneakers, and socks that they rolled down. And I was coming from the Bronx,
wearing a tight skirt and sweater, padded bras, and these shoes called T-straps. They gave you toe cleavage; it was very hot.
I got to New Rochelle and thought, Oh my God, I am dead on arrival here. So I went shopping for clothes that helped me fit in.
I wasn’t confident enough to stand out. Now I want to stand out.


So you like the attention?

Sure, why not? Especially as an older woman in New York City, I tend to feel invisible. The city’s all about youth,
and suddenly you realize, I’m older than my doctors,
I’m older than my dentist. I know I look a little different, and to be honest, it’s nice to be noticed.

How do men react to your look?
I think I totally scare men. I really do. I think if they’re not stylish or artistic, they probably think I’m out to lunch.


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by playfast | 2011-01-12 13:14 | Fashion mode


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