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 [...]

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Wearing Asiatica & February’s Linkup

Wearing Asiatica & February’s Linkup

Last week, my beloved photographer accompanied me into Asiatica, a most unique and high-end retail store in Kansas City. The brilliant folks at Asiatica offer one-of-a-kind garments created from vintage Japanese kimono pieces, contemporary artisanal fabrics, and other luxurious textiles. Each piece is designed and stitched in Kansas City with superb craftsmanship for a garment [...]

Something New in Bamboo + Cydney Ross

Something New in Bamboo + Cydney Ross

I had trouble coming up with an opening for this post. That doesn’t surprise since, until recently, I had a creative block on what to do with this gorgeous piece of bamboo fabric. For over six years, this fabric was in my stash. When I first saw this coral woven bamboo at a Sew Expo, [...]

One Hard Working Top

One Hard Working Top

My official photographer (aka Michael the Hubby) is up in Canada fishing this week with our nephews. With my in-house photographer not at home, I went on my own expedition and went photo hunting in my files for today's post. Fortunately, May and June have been busy months and we took quite a few pictures.  [...]

Going Up◊Coming Down

Going Up◊Coming Down

I really do look forward to summer with its greenery and blue skies. But I also know, that I will sure miss my black leggings. Leggings have been a boon to my closet, adding  versatility for so many things. A good example of this is my Simply Vera shift dress that I picked up at [...]

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

For the first time, all three of us got to go: daughters Rachelle and Michelle and yours truly. It was the Saturday night semi-annual, runway show of Kansas City Fashion week. I don't think I've enjoyed the event more. Today's post is covering just a little of that night, more of a photo-blog this time [...]