Here’s Sarah’s 7/23/14 article on fashion
for Harper’s Bazaar magazine.
By Sarah Silverman (as told to Charlotte Cowles)
HarpersBazaar.com July 23, 2014
I wore nothing but hoodies and jeans for the majority of my life, but when you turn 40 that becomes less cute. I’m still a slob most of the time, but I do love fashion, and I’ve grown to appreciate it more—especially people who do it really well. In my old age I’m finally getting it.
I used to get so much anxiety when I put on a fancy dress. I’d be like, “This isn’t me! F*ck you! I’ll wear whatever the f*ck I want!” I think all comics have an inherent problem with authority, fashion or otherwise. But the part about not looking like myself has worn off—of course, I’m still me, no matter what I wear. I do feel weird in an outfit I can’t be funny in, though. Sometimes a beautiful dress just makes you talk differently: “Hi, I’m wearing Dolce & Gabbahhhna.” I need to be loose and let my face be ugly when I’m talking, if that’s what I want to do.
Last year I met the stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, and I fell in love with them. Now I do whatever they tell me. I once saw this featurette on Jack Nicholson where he says, Read the rest of this entry »