Fab Collab: Summer Get-Away Styles Over 70

Welcome to the final installment in our Fab Collab series about Summer Get-Away styles! On Monday I wrote about my love of getting away to the Straford Festival in Canada and how I never go without a scarf or two. On Tuesday, Jodie shared memories of her summer get-aways with friends. Yesterday Nancy also had stories

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Fab Collab: Summer Get-Away Styles Over 60

Welcome to the third in our Fab Collab series about Summer Get-Away styles! On Monday I wrote about my love of getting away to the Straford Festival in Canada and how I never go without a scarf or two. Yesterday, Jodie shared memories of her summer get-aways with friends. Today it’s Nancy’s turn. Like Jodie, she

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Fab Collab: Summer Get-Away Styles Over 50

Welcome to the second in our Fab Collab series about Summer Get-Away styles! Yesterday I wrote about my love of getting away to the Straford Festival in Canada and how I never go without a scarf or two. Today, Jodie is up sharing memories of her summer get-aways with friends. She also will share a

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Fab Collab: Summer Get-Away Styles Over 40

It’s that time again when the ladies from JTouchofStyle and I pool our memories and photos to create a Fab Collab that spans the generations. Over this coming week we’ll share memories of summer get-away styles from the past as well as ways we style them today.  My story kicks us off with memories of The Stratford Festival and

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Keeping My Cool in Laura Tanzer Dresses

When it comes to staying cool and comfortable, the last several summers have been somewhat miserable for me. When I was younger, I froze year round. Not anymore. Now I’m hot more often than cold. My inner thermostat detects 65°F/18°C and begins the meltdown process almost immediately. When I wear long pants and leather sneakers

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Festival Style Fit for the Pigs

We interrupt the Journey of a Thousand Dresses to bring you a tale about happy pigs and happy kids, along with a summer outfit the pigs just loved. 😄 I’ll be back with the dress series soon!  When I do a search for vintage goodies online, I often come across the tag word “Coachella.” This is

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Wrap Dress Revelations

Before stepping out on my Journey of a Thousand Dresses, I had exactly two experiences with wrap dresses. Neither left me convinced I would be comfortable and look good in that style. One dress was a potato brown Eileen Fisher dress that came to my mid-shin. I can hear several of you out there saying,

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Rediscovering the Housedress in a T-shirt

Not quite a year ago, I was at a deli in Arizona having a light dinner with my parents and a couple of their friends, Danny and Jana. Whenever I say their names together, I almost always stumble on the letters and call them “Janny and Dana.” Go ahead. Say “Danny and Jana” out loud

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The Journey of a Thousand Dresses

It was a warm February day in Arizona when vintage super maven, Suzanne Carillo, and I got ready to go meet up with newfound blogger friends at a restaurant. She put on a dress, while I chose jeans and a forgettable top. In the last seconds before walking out the door, I mentioned how nice

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Speakeasy Style in Vancouver with Friends

Nearly two weeks have passed since I boarded a train heading from Seattle to Vancouver. It was early in the morning–far earlier than I’m used to–but I had enough butterflies in my stomach and excited buzzing in my brain that I couldn’t sleep once the train got rolling. I headed north that day to meet

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