Covered Perfectly’s Long and Lean Vest-Part 2

Covered Perfectly’s Long and Lean Vest-Part 2

Hello everyone! I’m back today with part two of my style inspirations based on Covered Perfectly’s long and lean vest. If you didn’t get a chance to read Part One, it’s HERE. Before we start, I’m going to give a bit of history of Covered Perfectly and my vest. Pauline designs for all women but [...]

Covered Perfectly’s Long and Lean Vest-Part 1

Covered Perfectly’s Long and Lean Vest-Part 1

It's been a while since I’ve had a long vest in my closet. That changed when Pauline of Covered Perfectly asked me to review something from her new spring line. I was immediately drawn to the “Vest With Pockets”. Pauline does design for all women but especially thinks about us ladies over 50.  Covered Perfectly's [...]

My Sew-Sew Life-A New White Shirt

My Sew-Sew Life-A New White Shirt

Hello dear friends, I'm back today to chat about white shirts. Yes, white shirts, which at first seem so boring. However, with their wide range of styles, they are anything but and can open up many a new style adventure. A few months ago, I published the Baker's Dozen of Closet Necessities. First on that list [...]

The Gingham Trend + 1st. Friday’s Slow Fashion Walk

The Gingham Trend + 1st. Friday’s Slow Fashion Walk

Quite a few bloggers seem to be wearing gingham these days so maybe it is "on trend". Gingham was very much a trend for me a few short years ago in 1966. That's when I made my black and white gingham Mary Quant dress. Special memories this dress brings, so I hope to keep it [...]

Trina Turk Silk Top: August’s Slow Fashion Linkup

Trina Turk Silk Top: August’s Slow Fashion Linkup

Do you listen to podcasts? I do. I especially enjoy listening to fashion and fashion history podcasts. Charles Beckwith’s American Fashion Podcast was the first podcast that I subscribed to and still is one of my favorites. Generally, he works and broadcasts out of New York but occasionally goes on the road. Earlier this summer [...]