No one ever sat me down to tell me about the “dragons and the dingos,” or how my body will change going into menopause.
This post is not sponsored. I just love supporting my local fashion designers. It’s no secret I admire the talent of the small-batch fashion designers I find at Sassafras in Seattle. This week, I’m excited to swing the spotlight to KFLY, a brand known for its inclusive, reversible dress designs. Katy, pictured below in her
Mum is a funny and touching series on BBC, streamable on BritBox. The series reminds me just how brilliant, revealing, and inspiring everyday life can be.
I have an apple patch on my jeans. It’s in memory of the little girl I once was. The girl who believed new sneakers made her run faster and apple patches were the coolest ever.
Over the last few months, Mel from Bag and a Beret loaned me her farking hat to upcycle old linens into fun things I can wear. First, there were the paper-bag waist pants made from old sheets. Then, there were the Pottery Barn napkin shorts. Now I present the cousin to those shorts–a top upcycled
I had a dream for a caftan I created. A caftan called “Charlie.” And, although it is not a complete nightmare, it does not live up to my dreams.
With the closet thoroughly wrangled, I turn my attention to making new favorites, like the backless dress I made using Sew House 7’s Bridgetown dress pattern.
They say the sun is setting on Seattle’s summer. And here I’ve just discovered my favorite summer dress—the Montavilla by Sew House Seven. I made it using vintage silk fabric from CircaFabrics. And now I’m looking out the window hoping for a few more summery days.
You read that right. A few weeks ago, just as the sun was starting to hum songs of summer, I pieced together a pair of shorts from two different sets of cloth napkins.
Whenever my talent agent contacts me with an opportunity to work as an extra, she reminds me to update my online casting portfolio with current headshots. As a fashion blogger, I have lots of current photos, but nothing like professional headshots. That is, until now.