Outfit Post: Scalloped Shift

I worked on a series of a few dresses falling into a shift dress line and I will slowly be sharing each one with you. In case you didn’t know, the shift dress has a pretty basic shape and a distinct set of characteristics. Shift dresses are characterized by a classic silhouette usually being sleeveless, having no defined waist, and stopping about the knee. They definitely make for the perfect mini and are very feminine.

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Outfit Post: KTR Maxi Moment Skirt

KTReed has long been one of my biggest sources of inspiration. From her feminine, fun and flirty designs to her sewing studio, I just take it all in.

I was super excited to get my hands on one of her pieces and my favorite thing about this skirt is definitely the button details. I get to control exactly how much or how little leg I want to share.

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Travel Diaries: Road trip to Suriname

In case you didn’t know, Suriname is to the east of Guyana. A little history – Suriname, Guyana, and French Guiana were all called Guiana a very long time ago but then the different European monarchies came to an agreement and split the country up into three – Dutch, British, and French Guianas. Eventually, British Guiana acquired their independence becoming Guyana and Dutch Guyana became Suriname after their independence. Each speaks their language of their last reigning crown.

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Outfit Post: Halter Dress

I am super excited to share this outfit post with you. I fell in love with this print that I found back in January but I wouldn’t allow myself to buy it until I figured out exactly what I wanted to make out of it. I didn’t want to add it to the pile of fabric I already have stored up in my sewing room that I haven’t yet figured what sort of garment it should become.

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Gossip Girl as an adult…

So, when Gossip Girl, the show, made it’s debut back in 2007 I had already read all of the books by Cecily Von Ziegesar – I am pretty sure I still butcher that name. When the show aired I had to watch it after being an avid reader of the books. I was a teenager, just about their age but not living in New York with all of that privilege or the lack of parental supervision. I decided to rewatch the series (while I sewed or did other creative projects) late last year and finished binge watching it a few weeks ago.


from theodysseyonline.com

There were a number of things that stood out to me, either for making no sense or just being so great.

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