Archive for June 2014

Activewear

Activewear

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of buzz about activewear and it’s not just a pop in the pan.  If you stop to think about it – it’s pretty logical. This is an awful lot of buzz for something that’s not quite a trend.  And it looks […]

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Summer Dresses

Summer Dresses

You know me – I love fashion, and I love beautiful fashion even more – so here’s some summertime eye candy. What’s prettier than a beautiful full-skirted summer dress.  And the pleating at the waist – acting as little mini darts equally spaced all the way around […]

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So True And So Hilarious

So True And So Hilarious

Over on What To Wear, they have a hilarious blog – it’s so funny that I can’t resist a comment on each point: 7 Signs You Need To Clean Out Your Closet: Number 1:  You have more shoes than contacts in our cell phone Their Suggestion:  More […]

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Expensive or Not Expensive To Sew

I ran across an interesting post about the comparison between home-sewn garments compared to commercially sewn garments and pre-industrial revolution garments.  The upshot was that home-sewing is far more expensive. You know I agree with that blanket statement.  It is FAR more expensive at first comparison to […]

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Where is fashion going?

Since the first of the year (or at least since the Oscar Red Carpet Fashion Show), there’s been several dominate styles.  Sometimes it’s fun to sit back and take a look at what’s on the street to see how the “normal” folk (if you wanna call them […]

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Moulage and the Drape

Moulage and the Drape

Sounds like a mystery novel about a new Latin sexy dance story!!!  Whatever – it does roll off the tongue nicely.  But this is a GREAT vid from the house of Dior show how to drape. I always think these things are worthwhile if for no other […]

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Happy Triskaidekaphobia!!!

Yeah – well that’s really not meant to tangle up your tongue but it looks like it!  Triskadekaphobia is the fear of he number 13 and specifically refers to the fear of Friday the 13th.  It came from a number of obscure sources (aside from Jason running […]

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The Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio

I posted a photo on Facebook over the weekend, and it looked like some ancient mysterious proportion jibberish, and it’s really not. It’s a very familiar ratio or proportion aid used since the ancient Greeks, but civilizations all over the ancient world used it.  It’s one of […]

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