Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

I am again participating in the Style Imitating Art Challenge , which is the brain child of three bloggers: Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, Kim of Fierce Fashion, and Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. Twice a month they they take turns picking a work of art or a piece of historical clothing and [...]

Black and White and Striped All Over

Black and White and Striped All Over

During the middle ages, clothing with stripes signified bad. Illustrations then of Judas, lepers, heretics, and the devil often revealed them wearing striped clothing. People who dared to wear "the devil's cloth," might be harassed or even murdered. Eventually, clothing with stripes came to identify criminals and prostitutes, the lower levels of society. Finally, during [...]

What I’m Wearing For Valentine’s Day (Something New + Thrifted + Made by Yours Truly.)

What I’m Wearing For Valentine’s Day (Something New + Thrifted + Made by Yours Truly.)

Today’s post is a one hit wonder: just one styling idea for a Valentine's Day dinner date. When I was blogging full time, I never wrote a Galentine/Valentine post. Now, that I've come back part-time, why not? Michael and I are meeting up with friends on Valentine's Day this year and I've decided what to [...]

The Versatility of a Long Cardigan

The Versatility of a Long Cardigan

I've always been a fan of long cardigans. They are versatile and can be styled from casual to dressy. This dark green (with underlying brown tones) August Silk cardigan is a new addition to my collection. Different lighting affects how this cardigan appears, but, believe me, it's dark green. It's been fun experimenting with ways [...]