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Embroidery-From Traditional to Unexpected

Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Embroidery has crept back into fashion on more than peasant blouses, East Indian shirts, and couture. Research revealed a wealth of interpretive use from white

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Mesh-Air Conditioned and Easy-Care

Sunday, August 19th, 2012
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Mesh can look polished or perverse. It can wrap around you as a bandage dress, act as decorative panel, or dare underpinnings to show. Semi-perforated,

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Celebrate Bastille Day (July 14) in Style

Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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July 14, Bastille Day/La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration,) commemorates the French Revolution’s storming of the Bastille July 1789, and the rising of a modern

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A Year of Marilyn (Monroe)

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
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We seem to be experiencing the resurrection of Marilyn Monroe. With last year’s preface of Michelle Williams in the film “My Week With Marilyn,” the

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The Long and Short of It

Friday, May 4th, 2012
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Technically a Maxi is ankle length or to the floor, but would you ever use the term for an evening gown? The original 60’s terminology

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Spring Forward with Black and White

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
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Nothing’s crisper and fresher than basic black and white. Any bright color added to it looks artful. No matter what the heat quotient, you appear

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Cherry Blossom Time

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into ~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858 Each year, the National Cherry

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Channel Your Inner Audrey:
Sweaters Proportioned for Leggings

Friday, January 6th, 2012
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This time of year a lot of us live in layers and leggings. The best proportion for top sweaters is a ¾ tunic, landing somewhere

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