My Sew-Sew Life: Tom & Linda Platt’s Dress, Vogue Pattern 1348, for Style Imitating Art

My Sew-Sew Life: Tom & Linda Platt’s Dress, Vogue Pattern 1348, for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art entry. The challenge art work for this round is curated by Kim of Fierce Fashion. She has picked Bouquet of Wild Flowers by Odilon Redin, a member of the 19th century French avant-garde art movement. Bouquet of Wild FlowersOdilon RedonDate: c.1900Style: Realism, SymbolismGenre: flower paintingMedia: oil, canvas My [...]

Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Women’s Equality Day was August 26th. This day commemorates American women finally having the right to vote. Most cities have activities limited to just the one day, but Kansas City devotes an entire week to women's equality. I attended three events: the Sunday opening reception held at the American Jazz Museum, Building Coalitions Through Courageous [...]

Then & Now-My Printed ASOS Vest

Then & Now-My Printed ASOS Vest

When I find a garment I really like, it stays in my closet for a long time. The creative in me, likes to view these much-liked pieces with a fresh perspective each season and find different ways to style them. Today’s example is the ASOS long vest that I bought last summer. This vest can be [...]

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

This is one of those special posts for me Because it is with my daughter, Michelle. This is the third time we have gotten together for something on the blog. The first post, Coffee in Joplin,  wasn't really planned but we ended up having so much fun we knew that this idea of "Hats and [...]