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me-made-everyday style report and the BEST casual friday EVER

friends, what a wild and weird week it has been for me here in the ‘time corridor’, to throw in an a propos sailor moon reference. i quit my corporate job this week to open a consulting firm with my … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

megan neilsen crescent top (again!!) in lizzy house catnap for a casual friday romp franken-patterned 1960s mccall in liberty of london ‘dorie’ for a political cocktail party simplicity 1803 in overscale rose cotton, avec blazer and boots butterick circle skirt … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

alabama chanin shirt with applique and embroidery megan nielsen crescent top with skinny jeans papercut patterns peter and the wolf pant with 1930s simplicity blouse knit cowl top with 1950s advance skirt colette meringue skirt with cropped RTW sweater silk … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

1950s simplicity wrap top paired with midi-length RTW skirt simplicity 1610 vogue 8425 high-waisted pencil with RTW t-shirt and fold-over boots.  yellow bag for emphasis! (casual friday FTW) cynthia rowley butterfly top (hello, versace!) with alice + olivia pleated coulotte … Continue reading

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my wardrobe architect: influencers

i mentioned previously that i was going to give the wardrobe architect developed by sarai of colette patterns some serious thinking after completing me-made-may.  sarai has really synthesized a lot of what is out there about ‘the perfect wardrobe’ and … Continue reading

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mid-week update

sewing done: hand-stitched waistband action! zipper pinned in place!  i am a machine, y’all! on my dress form:  the FQ challenge has reclaimed some of my mental attention (and has now been postponed until august).  a lady-mary-inspired drape drape. in … Continue reading

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learning from wearing

so, MMM14 is over, and… well, honestly, not much has changed for me.  i’ve worn me-made every day since the challenge ended without a second thought. seriously. this is not a relieved return to RTW. turns out, i actually wear … Continue reading

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mmmay day 30 – otome no policy

it’s friday and the devil in me could not resist a little stealth cosplay.  i mean, what do you think? ok, maybe i need to add a back bow.  but at least i had a little fun! so, true story:  … Continue reading

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me made may day 27: back to the salt mines

oi. work is hard. all that waking up…showering…feeding the cat…deciding what to wear…remembering to get my keys off the counter… …driving… …and driving… …and driving… i sometimes feel like i drive the longest 24 miles in existence, although today it … Continue reading

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mmmay day 12: simplicity 1803, crop-top style and something abs-olutely horrifying

the trend of “crops” is, if you’ll pardon the pun, “cropping” up everywhere this year. but more on that in a minute. the evolution of this look started from the idea of a two-piece dress. it became increasingly clear from … Continue reading

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