Color Blocked Shift by Tom & Linda Platt + Link-Up

Color Blocked Shift by Tom & Linda Platt + Link-Up

I have admired the designs of American designers Tom and Linda Platt. Their garments seem untrendy to me, that is, they are just designed well. Plus playful, inventive, and not afraid of color! Last month, I wrote about a dress I made from a Vogue pattern that The Platts designed (they have designed a few [...]

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Winter White Sweater Dress & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Winter White Sweater Dress & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Welcome to my first post of 2018. MeadowTree Style had its second birthday this week. Two years ago I decided to try my hand at blogging about style. I had no idea where this road would take me or if I would find my groove. But here I am just having a ball. I am [...]

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 [...]

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 LBD-2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

The LBD-2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Everyone needs a black dress. Of my top ten of things to have in my closet, the LBD is number one. If you have just one LBD, it should be simple and preferably sleeveless because a sleeveless dress is more versatile. I took my little black dress and restyled it four ways using accessories: bags, [...]

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. [...]