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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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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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NY-Lon 2014: what i wore

day one: straight off the plane, i got rid of my “han shot first” dolman and swapped it for my favorite jeans (finally copied using the jean-ius method, hoping to pattern test this weekend) and my mushroom liberty print strappy … Continue reading

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mmmay14 roundup! and TGIF!!

well, kids, it’s been quite a week over here in my neck of the woods. i do some minor event planning as part of my grown-up job and this week we had a doozy. i’m honestly relieved just to have … 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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me made may and hanging out with workroom social

    i, devra of puu’s door of time, hereby endeavor to wear at least one me-made-garment for each work day of may, 2014.  i also endeavor to wear me-made garments (at least one per outfit) for the duration of … Continue reading

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on jason wu for target and other monday morning thoughts

a few thoughts, put together a bit haphazardly on a dreary monday morning. by sheer coincidence–and slight contrivance–i was out in suburbia when target dropped their jason wu collection.  i was visiting my parents, about 50 miles outside of NYC … Continue reading

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casual fridays: mauverina top with purple cords

is it just me, or do fridays this time of year seem even harder than usual?  maybe it is because of the holiday season–many days at work are so slow as to seem like fridays, so the week seems longer, … Continue reading

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casual fridays: mccall 6171 deployed

can i just bask for a moment in how much i enjoyed wearing this outfit? i’m one of those people who attempts to look at work in this way: i go so i can wear my outfits. (what, rent?  pah.  … Continue reading

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style in the wild: simplicity 2522 cape in action

i had planned to post finished photos of my insane S2522 cape from my recent trip to paris–only i ended up only wearing it one day!  and i didn’t take a photo! it’s interesting how sometimes, when you are planning … Continue reading

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