Posts Tagged ‘ identity ’

Beacon of Hope

November 12, 2016
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Beacon of Hope

An important part of our mission at Ivey Abitz is to celebrate individuality. But this week we also experienced solidarity. We received an extra outpouring of gratitude from clients finding solace in their Ivey Abitz clothing. We’re so grateful to our beloved clients across the country - and the world -...

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Transformation

February 20, 2009
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Things don’t always turn out like you think they will. I have stopped trying to find the real me and work with what I have - the real me.

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The First 3 Seconds

May 13, 2008
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I will admit that chasing kids around in stiletto-heeled shoes and a pencil skirt is not only impracticable, but downright dangerous. But who says that motherhood must be unglamorous?

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Self Expression with Mother Superior and Ivey Abitz

April 3, 2008
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i have always had an unusual (sometimes downright weird) unique style and taste. eclectic. that's a good word. since i was a kid, i remember my clothes were important to me in defining who i was. i even went to catholic school and quit because of the uniforms they made us wear every day...

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postmodern capitalist hippie

March 11, 2008
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well, i'm off to do this & that for work. i have only dressed once & i am wearing an ivey abitz bartholdi shirt in very deep vintage rose georgette with a bartholdi overlay in vintage rose silk taffeta. i have a belt -- an ivey abitz cozette jacket belt -- that i...

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What is more important than how you present yourself to the world?

March 8, 2008
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Art to wear...Ivey Abitz designs, to me, characterize that term. art to wear it is. it allows one to appreciate art in a very basic way. it allows one to include art and to be creative in everyday life. what can be more basic than dressing for your day?

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Ivey Abitz from the Inside Out

March 5, 2008
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More than any of the compliments, though, it felt so good to wear, and instantly elevated my mood and reminded me of the transformative power of a well-conceived, beautifully handcrafted article of clothing that was literally made just for me. I was reminded of my powerful desire to both create and be surrounded by...

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Finding Healing in Ivey Abitz Garments

February 16, 2008
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I stopped wearing clothing that was expensive, beautiful, or attracted attention to myself. Instead of honoring my grief and expressing it with dignity through “mourning attire” as people have done throughout the ages, I instead turned into an invisible frump. The healing in all of this is the way in which I could have...

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Ivey Abitz Clothing as a Healer

February 14, 2008
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When I slip into a piece of unique, comfortable, sophisticated wearable art, my experience of myself changes. I feel interesting again (and I am!), vital (I am), attractive (I can be), with a bit of penache (and I love that!). Something else happens as well. I feel better about presenting myself. Wearing clothing that...

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