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Yeah, I couldn’t wait!

Ever since I saw this video from Bill Cunningham, I’ve been wanting to do something for myself.  So I’m at my local wonderful fabric store (here they are on Facebook), but I found the perfect lace that I had been dreaming of.  I wanted something see-thru, but […]

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Lace Isn’t Hot, It’s Fire-Cracker Sizzling!

Good grief, there are a couple of other trends mulling around (there always are) with lace like: Mullet hems lengths (these are find in moderation, but like it’s namesake, don’t go overboard on this) And color blocking – whether with color or just black and white (or […]

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Investment Wardrobe

In the blogosphere this is called many things from capsule wardrobe to high-end wardrobe, but the meaning is the same:  fill your closet with a few very excellent things and take out the crap!!!  Sorry for the French, but it’s the truth! I discovered this darling cute […]

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Audrey Tautou at the Cannes Festival

Perusing through some red carpet fashions and found this….WOW!!! Not only does this look comfortable, but this also translates into a gorgeous summer dress. Imagine this short and you’ll see what I mean: Now I know this looks a little formal, but just imagine this in a […]

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And the Bond Girls go on….

So now enters the Roger Moore period – sort of an meyh moment, but the fashions were still great. I mean honestly – this was almost up to Elizabeth Taylor‘s entrance into Rome in Cleopatra! This is total symmetry and for anyone who watched the movie, this […]

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Why take a sewing class

I think we all know Mood Fabrics as the source of fabrics for Project Runway and for those of us who have been there it’s really a WONDERFUL place!!!  But a blogger friend who has been writing for a long time is now working at Mood (lucky […]

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Cool Styles (for summer at least)

Here are some summer ideas to keep you cool First of all – we all KNOW that lace is hot now – don’t we – well, we should.  You can do it in all sorts of looks, but my fav is to do an overall under a […]

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Poor Camiller

That used to be the saying around England for years as everyone knew that the Prince had a thing for Camiller, but couldn’t do anything about it, or rather his mum wouldn’t let him! She was always considered sort of buck-toothed and otherwise not becoming a royal, […]

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For Fall…..

Yeah, I know – it’s too hot to think about fall but it’s not out of the realm…..I like it cause they are pretty and nice looking clothes. High waist pants (with the Jerry Seinfeld shirt – reference to an old Seinfeld episode!) Graduated hemlines Ruffles Lace […]

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Long before this tyke entered the scene….

This is the cutest set of pictures I’ve seen in a while.  OK, confession – my niece, aka my muse, is preggie with a boy, so guess where auntie’s mind is these days!!! My nephew had his own very sartorial wardrobe This was before the day of […]

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