Fashion Friday – Mommy & Me

As an expectant mom, I have noticed a trend lately of dressing your child to match your outfit, particularly among mothers and daughters.  As a general rule, I’m not sure how I feel about this trend.  I feel like it’s the sort of thing that my child will look back on and hate.  But at Read More …

Fashion Friday – Fashion With A Cause

There is a lot of crazy going on in the world right now.  Most days when I get up, I feel like I should ask for a damage report, a la Captain Picard in Star Trek. That’s why I’m glad to so many designers and fashion companies that I already support have found ways to help Read More …

Fashion Friday – Why I Love Old Lady Shoes

I love shoes. Absolutely love them. Ask my husband- I’m sure he’ll tell you about my “problem.” Shoes are one of the few fashion items that have always enjoyed. I still remember the saddle shoes my mom bought me to wear to church when I was little. I had 2 pair. One set was black Read More …

Fashion Friday – Layer it on Thick

It doesn’t matter what season it is, I love to layer my clothes. But with the ridiculously cold weather we’ve been having here lately, being able to have on multiple layers of clothes has been the only thing to keep me from freezing to death. I’ve even been double layering coats! And since I never 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 …

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 …

Fashion Friday – Tights and Leggings

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of No nonsense for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. You know details make an outfit, but details don’t have to mean jewelry or belts.  The perfect piece you’re looking for could be something much simpler – a pair of tights (or maybe some leggings). Read More …