Repeat and Variation

Repeat and Variation

For decades, Gloria Everhart's Act II consignment shop offered high end fashion to women and men in the Kansas City area. At age 90, Gloria retired and Act II closed its doors. I am sad (like a host of others) to see this iconic boutique go and will miss it. At my last visit, I [...]

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Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Back in August I had a hankering for a brown plaid wool shawl. Probably reading far too much of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, but I also just wanted a good piece of wool. Hunting in the usual places  (Vogue Fabrics, Mood Fabrics and Joann's) left me empty handed. Finally I went to my favorite haunt. [...]

Inspired By The Past

Inspired By The Past

Kansas City Fashion Week has come and gone. This is my third post covering those events. Usually, I would have rolled all the styles into one post. However, each of the stylings inspired something extra. This was the third year Rachelle and I went to the Saturday night runway show. I wore pants each time. [...]

Red Bag Mix and Match-On The Road

Red Bag Mix and Match-On The Road

This post could also be titled."The Red Bag Goes Road Tripping". Michael and I aren't the types to sit on the beach and get sand in our toes. We occasionally like to drive somewhere and see something new. Our mantra: "You can find something interesting wherever you go." This time we wanted to visit Hannibal [...]