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Butterick 5281, My Forties’ Evening Dress

Weddings. Everyone loves a wedding. But nothing says wedding like trying to find an appropriate dress for the occasion. The time of day, location and season the wedding will be held all dictates the type of attire to wear. No pressure, right? Here is where the “little black dress” comes in. I find a cocktail… Continue reading Butterick 5281, My Forties’ Evening Dress

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1940’s Ribbed Cardigan-Just in Time for Cool Weather!

So I’ve found that sweater styles from the 1930’s and 1940’s are just wonderful. For knitting and crochet patterns made during WWII, they used classic styles and minimized the amount of yarn used. Looking at the styles of the day, one could easily wear these sweaters and they would still look timeless. Etsy seller IckyTheCat… Continue reading 1940’s Ribbed Cardigan-Just in Time for Cool Weather!

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Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show 2016

What’s better than a fashion show? A fashion show with a cause. I was lucky enough to be invited to local San Antonio designer Lauren Nicole and salon Visible Changes for their Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show. With the Fashion for Cancer Foundation, the event raised $20,000 that they donated to THAIR For… Continue reading Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show 2016

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My Butterick Cherry Shorts and Fabric Outlet Haul

So let’s get my Me Made May 2016 #MMMay16 Day 12 outfit out of the way! Whenever I see my cherry shorts I get all happy. Love that vintage rick rack! I did a blog post about the pattern from Patterns by Gertie jeans here Butterick B5895 Two Ways. Today I paired them with my… Continue reading My Butterick Cherry Shorts and Fabric Outlet Haul

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My Vintage Inspired Felt Circle Skirt

Maybe I watched Madmen too much. Maybe it’s because I love the mid century modern mini bar husband and I found this past year. Whatever it is, I LOVE this cocktail theme felt circle skirt. I found it while drooling over an amazing Etsy store, Butch Wax Vintage. OMG I want every single piece of… Continue reading My Vintage Inspired Felt Circle Skirt