Posts Tagged ‘ combinations ’

Mother always recommended quality material, pretty colors, and simple designs

December 8, 2009
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A dear friend and I had a very lengthy conversation several months ago. We are convinced that we were born into the wrong century. Both of us love Victorian and Edwardian clothes and jewelry much more than we like the current trends. We were both raised in the South and still adhere...

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Practical and Beautiful

May 17, 2008
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Ivey Abitz has come to my wardrobe rescue. I can choose designs in the fabrics and colors that work well for me so I can mix-and-match to my heart's content.

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The Versatility of the Sophia Camisole

March 25, 2008
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...but my dilemma, and what got me thinking of how to wear the sophia different ways, was the fact that i happened to want to tuck the eleanor in and tie it in back but then i had the problem of what to do with the tie to the sophia camisole. i love the...

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The Birth of Discernment

February 27, 2008
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Something happens as you grow up. Cycles and trends become easy to predict, because we've finally lived through a few rounds of them and can see it all as a circle and not necessarily a linear progression. Trends are finally seen for what they are: gimmicks to promote impulsive spending... But there are...

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I Love the Baedeker and the Baedeker Loves Me

February 17, 2008
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A friend of mine is a no-nonsense tower of strength. She is a former police officer and now the director of a university criminal justice department specializing in human trafficking. We were talking about teaching our grandchildren lessons. I asked her what she teaches her granddaughters. I readied myself for a learning experience. She...

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