Romance & Lace 2nd Loved 1st Friday #4

Romance & Lace 2nd Loved 1st Friday #4

Lace and romance is my theme for 2nd Loved First Friday #4. This look is the result of an absolute blast I had on Senior Citizen discount day at Goodwill. I went with the idea of finding a something maxi. A chiffon sundress caught my eye. I have never been too much into flower prints. [...]

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Then & Now-My Printed ASOS Vest

Then & Now-My Printed ASOS Vest

When I find a garment I really like, it stays in my closet for a long time. The creative in me, likes to view these much-liked pieces with a fresh perspective each season and find different ways to style them. Today’s example is the ASOS long vest that I bought last summer. This vest can be [...]

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, [...]

Black & White Patterns + One Bright Color

Black & White Patterns + One Bright Color

Pattern mixing has been floating around the fashion and blog world as far back as I can remember. Throughout the years, I am sure I have unconsciously styled mixed. Put a printed scarf with a tweed dress and you are wearing two patterns. Have I ever put something together with the sole purpose to mix patterns? [...]

Earth Tones + a Dash of Orange

Earth Tones + a Dash of Orange

Earth tones are like old friends. I’ve worn earth colors for most of my life and when a great looking natural colored item gets in my closet, it’s going to reside there for a long time. Earth tones appear when fibers are dyed with things like leaves, bark, flower petals and even fungi. Or some [...]

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

For the first time, all three of us got to go: daughters Rachelle and Michelle and yours truly. It was the Saturday night semi-annual, runway show of Kansas City Fashion week. I don't think I've enjoyed the event more. Today's post is covering just a little of that night, more of a photo-blog this time [...]