Is Mercury in retrograde, or is my life operating under Murphy’s Law? Technological issues have been playing havoc with my piece of mind. But. There is good news. I have a post up at Quirk Books! These are the amazing people who brought you William Shakespeare’s Star Wars and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. So, click on over to read Four Simple Literary Costume Ideas For Halloween.
“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, or you wouldn’t have come here.” ? Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Dress: ASOS […]
Yesterday I met up with a dear friend from college. We laughed and shopped and ate the afternoon away. I think it is impossible to find a day better spent than a day spent with a friend. So, here’s to friendship! While friendship jewelry used to be confined to the children’s department, there are now […]
This month I would really like more time to get things done, but since I don’t think that is going to happen, I do have a few other things in mind… Alice by Temperley Heron Print Tea Dress – I love the color of this dress. Eugenia Kim Genie Florence Fedora – I don’t think […]
It’s the eve of October which means it is time to start thinking about Halloween. While it can be fun to spend months planning and making your costume, sometimes you need a costume quick. Sometimes a costume is just waiting to be discovered in your closet. Since it is the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, […]
Top: Target Mossimo® Women’s High Low Blouse Pants: Banana Republic Martin Fit Black Lightweight Wool Straight Leg Necklace: Target I don’t have a lot of business clothes, but a recent audition called for an office worthy pants and blouse look. After a fruitless trip to the mall (So many sheer tops! What are people wearing to the […]
Is it just me, or do there seem to be an overabundance of trends? Military. Pastels. The 90’s. Menswear. Fur. You could be the person least interested in fashion and still stumble into a trend while getting dressed. Sweatshirts. Florals. The color blue. I don’t mind the deluge of trends because it means I have […]
Top: StyleMint Jeans: Current/Elliott (c/o Shopbop) Sunglasses: Gap Scarf: Gap Shoes: Nike It’s been one of those days where I flit from one thing to another without much focus or direction. Well, that’s not completely true as I find myself absorbed in Georgette Heyer’s The Masqueraders, and am unable to do much else. Also, the commercial […]
photo by Heather Cowper used under CC BY 2.o My visit to the German-American Festival opened my eyes to the power of the dirndl. It is a style that flatters almost every woman. With a close-fitting top and full skirt, the dirndl achieves what a crop top and low rider jeans cannot. Let’s call it the great […]
September Wish List by icedivastar featuring a leather satchel Banana Republic Leopard Skinny Ankle Pant Banana Republic “Carpe Diem” Pullover Rebecca Minkoff MAB Mini Satchel Frye Jenna Disc Short Booties Christy’s Crown Collection Ella Hat at Free People What’s on your wish list?