The Secret Lives of Dresses

One of my absolute favorite things in the world is vintage fashion. The dresses, the hats, the jewelry, the handbags... all of it! Esthetically, I am especially drawn to the fashion of the 40's, 50's, and 60's. To me, there is something romantic about wearing a day dress to do ordinary things. The bold patterns… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Dresses

Fandom, Fashion

Dapper Day at Home 2020

As the craziness of Quarantine 2020 drags on forever, I have been looking for ways to break the monotony of the day. I mean, one can only take so many walks, watch so much TV, and work from home for so long before they start to feel a little bit like Jack Torrance. (All work… Continue reading Dapper Day at Home 2020


For The Love Of Brooches

A great outfit can be taken to another level by adding great accessories. Just a little something extra that adds a touch of whimsy or bling can change a look completely. Perhaps a fabulous bracelet, a unique pair of earrings, or a statement necklace are your thing. While I love ALL of those items, I… Continue reading For The Love Of Brooches


Festive Fashion: The Most Wonderful Time

If you've been reading my blog from the beginning, you know I LOVE to dress up for every occasion. I don't mind walking into a room and making a big statement. Sometimes my outfit almost enters a room before I do... and I totally do NOT feel ashamed of that. Fortunately, at Christmas time most… Continue reading Festive Fashion: The Most Wonderful Time


Designer Collab: Alison Hoenes

I am so glad to be friends with Alison Hoenes, a St. Louis designer, textile creator, and pattern maker. Not only is she a talented fashion designer, but is a loyal and thoughtful human being. In her personally owned small business, Alison helps womenswear brands keep control of their product development without having to deal… Continue reading Designer Collab: Alison Hoenes