The Essential Black T-Shirt

The Essential Black T-Shirt

Today, I am talking about another closet essential. A while back, I did a post about the simple black dress and how important it is to one's closet. The simple black T-shirt is not far behind. There are hundreds of T-shirt colors and designs (we all have a few). But the black T-shirt is essential. [...]

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Loving My Red Paisley-2nd Loved 1st Friday #3

Loving My Red Paisley-2nd Loved 1st Friday #3

This 2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup is all about Paisley. Yes, Paisley, the classic pattern that can be preppy, bohemian, exotic, and can harken back to the hippy dippy 60’s. I love paisley, not the red bandana kind, but the rich exotic patterns. Luckily I have managed to find three pieces this year on my thrifting excursions and, better yet, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]