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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Yellow Cropped Jumpsuit

Yellow Cropped Jumpsuit

Did you notice that yellow seemed to appear frequently on the runways this spring? However, I don't believe I thought about that when I saw this Le Lis saffron yellow jumpsuit at one of my favorite Kansas City boutiques, Anaphora. I just saw a bright, happy, unique garment and kept my fingers crossed that it [...]

Modern Sage Designs: Designer Interview

Modern Sage Designs: Designer Interview

Semi precious stones have always caught my eye: Jade, Jasper, Agate, Chalcendony--I could go on.  However, Bumblebee Jasper completely escaped my radar. That was until Laura of Modern Sage Designs created a pair of earrings from Bumblebee Jasper and Black Tourmaline.  I was smitten. The mixture of yellow, grey and black has to be one [...]

Red + Olive: a Complementary Collaboration

Red + Olive: a Complementary Collaboration

With the holidays approaching a few weeks ago, I wrote a post featuring a red Calvin Klein dress (link to that post HERE). Parts of the post were charts I created of colors that the experts in the book The Dress Doctors recommended to use with red (original Dress Doctor Post linked HERE). Fellow blogger [...]

Red Fit and Flair

Red Fit and Flair

We all have our LBDs but do you have your little red dress? I've been having fun styling my red fit and flair lined dress by Calvin Klein. It's always a favorite of mine for special events. This dress has twenty-four gores--can really swish & swing--and is so much fun to wear. Using three stylings, [...]

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, [...]