Category Archives: Style

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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mmmay the fourth be with you

success! almost a year later i did actually add a bias band to the back of my “we can do it” raglan frankenpattern. and i did it, i’ll have you know, while my ass was seriously still dragging after the … Continue reading

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style in the wild: when wearing chanel makes a day bearable

vogue 8511 chanel pearls (from mom) vintage chanel jacket fold-over booties black polka dot tights eugh. wednesdays.

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style in the wild: marfy with an edge

i’ve recently found that a lot of my best work needs a bit of an incubation period before i truly understand its value.  weird, right?  maybe i get so caught up in the construction and the adrenaline rush of having … Continue reading

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style in the wild: houndstooth heaven

i’m still in love with my kenneth-king-drafted take on the skirt from my 1940s baby, simplicity 2099.  this is my version from earlier this year in the pseudo-chanel-wool i found in paris in the mahlia kent remnant bin.  for 8 … Continue reading

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