Vintage Inspiration | Femininity, fall flowers, and a perfectly flared frock

There’s something so romantic about the classic, retro-inspired pin-up look. When the weather turns warm, I look to the work of Gil Elvgren and Art Frahm for fashion inspiration; but when the weather turns cold, I miss that cheeky, flirty feeling in my modern — albeit warm — pullovers and slouchy scarves. With its gift-giving, hostessing, baking, and mistletoe, this is the … Keep reading…

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Florals and a Perfect Fit

My boobs are too big for a medium, but my shoulders are too small for a large. These jeans are too tight around the hips, but the next size up is way too long. This size 6 fits around my waist, but it shouldn’t be this short in the back.  Sometimes, shopping can suck. I have a carefully curated list of stores that fit … Keep reading…

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Julia’s Cozy Cocoon | It’s (Finally) Sweater Weather

You guys, I made arguably the best autumn decision of all time: I bought a knit cocoon. Yes, I bought a knit cocoon, and you should, too. You know that guilty feeling you used to get when the Snuggie commercial came on T.V.? Maybe it was just me. “Wow, they can stay warm while snacking and playing backgammon?” I’d think. “I love … Keep reading…

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The Stand-Alone Collar

I have a bad habit of keeping everything. A few years ago, my mother picked up a couple of dollar shirts for Lance at a garage sale. One didn’t fit quite right, so I threw it in the pile of items to sell. Some time later (before I’d sold anything from the sell pile) I needed a few buttons fast, so I … Keep reading…

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