Recently, I had a zipper malfunction on a great dress. The hidden zipper completely split open and the only way out of the dress was to pull one side of the teeth out of the zipper, by brute force. There is no way to repair a zipper when it splits, much less when it is ripped apart. […]Continue Reading
I love the look of strapless dresses, but I hate being worried about a wardrobe malfunction. Here are a few easy ways to add straps to strapless tops and dresses. This dress and top actually came with their own matching straps! Admittedly, that way a key selling point when I bought the dress. Attach the […]Continue Reading
Junior, Misses, Missy, Women’s, Plus, Petite, Tall – What size am I? With so many size types, where should I begin? How do I know what size clothes to try on, or buy from the website? There is so much confusion on women’s sizing. There is simply no standard size chart for all clothes – […]Continue Reading
I loved my Senior year Prom dress! It was red statin, strapless sweetheart neckline, with a front slit. It fit me perfectly and looked amazing. After prom, I kept it in my closet even though I “knew” I would never wear it again. Boy, was I wrong! My freshman year at University I was invited […]Continue Reading
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One of the most confusing parts of shopping is trying to figure out what size to try on and ultimately what to add to your wardrobe. Are you even trying on clothes from the correct department? What is the difference between Junior and Misses clothing? Misses clothes can also be Petite or Tall, and at […]Continue Reading
Oh, yes – I love pockets! Here is my previous post to add a basic top pocket, now let’s move on to a basic side seam pocket. Pleated or full skirts are ideal for this hidden pocket. I selected this dress with a back zipper and minimal stretch to the fabric. Trying to match this […]Continue Reading
Pockets are great! They are built-in compartments that can supplement or replace a handbag or purse. Here is a previous post about the hidden treasure of sewn pockets, but what about the majority of fabulous dresses & skirts without pockets? Let’s add them! The easiest garments to add pockets are non-stretchy fabric (cotton is my favorite) […]Continue Reading
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Here is a quick guide on How to Sell Your Prom Dress
The three most important measurements for dress sizing are Bust, Waist, and Hips. Bust is also important for determining shirt size. Waist and hip measurements are critical for skirts, pants, and underwear. Grab a tape measure or string, and following these quick and easy steps to measure yourself. Bust: Measure around your body, under your […]Continue Reading