For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Those who follow me on Instagram saw this photo pop up on my feed about three weeks ago. My good friend, Diana and I were up shopping in Kansas City for the day and one of our stops was Donna's Dress Shop in Kansas City's Westport area. It was love at first sight for me [...]

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My Hardest Working Transitional Piece

My Hardest Working Transitional Piece

I've found the perfect summer/fall transitional piece — a black loose fitting Mango jumpsuit. It’s an accident that I even have this jumpsuit. Originally, I found it on Poshmark for my youngest daughter. But when it got here,  I knew it was way too big for her. Thinking that I might alter it, I tried [...]

The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline

The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline

One of my favorite neckline styles has always been draped. Draped necklines can take on so many different vibes, from casual, romantic, classic day wear, and just down right sexy. The irony is that I’ve never worn one. Two weeks ago, I fixed that problem and made a draped top for myself. Finally, I got one of [...]

Color+Neutral

Color+Neutral

Four years ago I volunteered to model for a Kansas City Fiber Guild show. I had never modeled before but it was my first year of being retired and I thought a new experience might be fun. The modeling went fine. I didn't stumble or fall down.  We were assigned what to wear and my [...]

According To The Dress Doctors…….A Book Review With Fashion

According To The Dress Doctors…….A Book Review With Fashion

  In 1913, the secretary of agriculture, worried about declining farm population, sent a survey to American farm-women asking what the US Dept of Agriculture might do for them to make rural life more "comfortable, healthful, and attractive." The department was pretty surprised by the responses. From Tennessee, a lady wrote that a girl would [...]

Spring Has Finally Sprung and Its Time For Some Straw

Spring Has Finally Sprung and Its Time For Some Straw

Spring and Summer are finally here! They seem to have come upon us together in the Heartland, because it seems to me that the last two months have been pretty chilly.  With that said, happy June and hello to this month's Hat Attack. This is my sixth month of doing Hat Attack and that is [...]