Posts Tagged ‘ shirt ’

Traipsing Round the World in My Traipse Shirt

July 16, 2011
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Traipsing Round the World in My Traipse Shirt

This year for the tour and the four shows in D.C., I wanted something new from the wonderful IA collection. I had to have a new piece that would travel easily and be easy to move and dance in - the Traipse Shirt by Ivey Abitz.

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My Precious Baedeker Shirt

May 27, 2008
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I think the last time I had worn taffeta was as a little girl: a poofy skirted dress that always impelled me to twirl around and around pretending I was a ballerina. But then my eyes beheld a beautiful sight one day and I realized that I just HAD to have something in that...

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Gushing About Eleanor. The Shirt, That Is.

March 26, 2008
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now have i mentioned the eleanor? how many times? i love, love, love (how many times have i said that?) my eleanor shirts! they are so perfectly simple and practical, in fact i may actually have one for every day of the week. but who's counting? there are so many fabric choices that all...

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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 Perfection of Imperfection

March 15, 2008
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...and the fact that many of the pieces are washed and dyed by hand to give a more vintage quality. all of these very special touches are to me what makes ivey abitz designs art. it is the essence of all art. the human hand, the human touch.

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A Queen of All She Surveys in Ivey Abitz

February 25, 2008
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I wouldn’t want to read too much into my shirt and skirt, but I think if I had been sitting there in a sweatshirt, jeans, and loafers, the conversation would not have started in the same way. I, of course, didn’t feel like a queen, but I did have that relaxed sort of sophisticated...

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More Everyday Experiences in the Camilla Shirt

February 24, 2008
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I have now worn the Camilla Shirt on many, many occasions. I wore it to the local Opera House for an evening fundraiser. I wore it to a huge brunch for 80 people. I wore it to a large cocktail party of 50 people. I’ve worn it to town, to church, and to dinner....

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Camilla Shirt – The Everywoman Shirt

February 23, 2008
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The Camilla Shirt is a wonder. Every woman should have one. It’s an Everywoman Shirt.

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Everyday Chores in Ivey Abitz

February 19, 2008
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It falls like a skirt, feels like a skirt, but has the wearability of a trouser. I am finding them very versatile. It’s like having 2 items of clothing for the price of 1.

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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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