27 Dresses: A Trip Through My Closet

Hopefully a few of you remember the 2008 Katherine Heigl film 27 Dresses.  It’s a movie about a woman who has been in 27 different weddings and thus has 27 different bridesmaid dresses. Well, I only have one bridesmaid dress – from my sister’s wedding. Well, two if I include the one I wore on Read More …

Swimsuit Season

I can’t believe it’s almost swimsuit season again.  Even if it’s not time to wear one, it’s certainly time to go shop for one.  Now, I don’t look like a swimsuit model, but even if I did I love retro styles too much to want your average triangle top bikini.  Now, that’s not to say Read More …

Border Prints – Ahead of the Curve

I was doing a little internet browsing on ModCloth, one of my favorite internet sites, when I suddenly realized how many skirts and dresses there were with border prints in their store.  I have to say that I was actually really surprised.  When I first decided to make my border print dress I had a Read More …

Styling the Taffy Blouse

I love this version of the taffy blouse with a pair of black skinny jeans and a black biker jacket.  With the black pumps and super cute sunglasses, all I’m missing is a cool vintage car, so I can be a greaser.

Styling the Meringue Skirt

You may remember the original meringue skirt that I made a couple months ago. It was the very first project from the Colette Sewing Handbook, and I love that it has a scalloped hem.  It’s the first and only one I’ve done so far – at least on purpose. One thing I really enjoy about Read More …

Fashion Friday – Styling the Pastille Dress

As you may remember, I recently made the Pastille Dress from the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook.  With the way the weather has been, it has been difficult to get out and take good photos of the dress, but when I wore it one day this week I had several people comment on how much they Read More …