Everything You Need to Know about Bridal Shoes

Everything You Need to Know About Bridal Shoes for Your Wedding

Here is everything you need to know about Bridal Shoes for your big day!   Timing Which came first, the wedding dress or bridal shoes? For long dresses, you should have your shoes before your final dress fitting to get the hem the right length.  Most Brides select their wedding shoes after finding the perfect […]

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Practical Side of Fitness Fashion

Looking good may be your motivation to start a workout, but comfort during your workout will ensure that you will want to do it again. I am fairly brand loyal when it comes to clothes and shoes, except for fitness fashion.  When it comes to exercise clothes it is all about fit and fabrics!  I […]

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Stay Cool in Natural Fibers

Living in Arizona, we learn all the tricks to stay cool in summer; drink plenty of water, wear sunblock, hats & parasols are lifesavers, avoid heat absorbing dark colors, and most of all wear natural fibers! What are Natural Fibers? Light weight cotton, linen, and silk outfits are your best friend in the summer heat. […]

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Add Pockets to clothes, Easy no Sew options

How to Add Pockets to Clothes | DIY Super, Easy Methods with no Sew Options

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) […]

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Effective Strategies for a Closet Purge

As the temperature cools down for fall, I have purchased a wardrobe refresh and now I need to clear out some old & outdated items to make room for it all. I encourage a wardrobe “check-up” at the beginning of each season.  Trying to go through an entire closet all at once is quite daunting.  I prefer to […]

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I Shunk This, Now What?!?! Advice for unshrinking clothes from 2MorrowsDress.com

I shrunk this, now what? | Step by step instructions to undo shrinking clothes

I am normally very careful with laundry.  I know what fabrics to wash and how to wash it.  That does not stop a rogue shirt or dress from being washed incorrectly and shrinking. Recently, I accidentally washed a few dry-clean only items in the washing machine. It did not go well. Here are the step by […]

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Get the stain out | Proven stain removal tips for clothing, fabrics, and more

Are you as accident prone as me? I am the queen of spills, stains, and messes. These are my tried and tested common stain remover techniques to get the satin out of anything, using natural chemical-free products! Blood – Rinse with cold water as quickly as possible, and keep the stain wet.  Dab or pour […]

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Sewn Pockets

Do you know the difference between decorative pockets and real pockets that are sewn shut? Many high quality garments leave the manufacturer with the pockets stitched closed to prevent the garment looking worn, prior to puchase in the store.  Stitched pockets maintain shape better and are less likely to be damaged in the fitting room.  Some people will […]

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Can I bleach my dress?

Recently, I received this email from a customer wanting to repurpose an existing dress for her wedding. I bought a prom dress from you in 2010, and I loved the way it looked and felt on me. It is 100% polyester, floor length, and beaded with a cinch at the waste. I am now getting […]

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White Shirt Dilemma - Why is it so hard to find the classic white tee shirt?

White Shirt Dilemma

White shirts are a wardrobe staple.  Worn over colored jeans, a white shirt is the casual look for summer.  And I want it! Last month, I went on a white shirt shopping quest.  Starting at White House Black Market.  Where else would you buy white shirts?  I bought each of these shirts, faux shrug top […]

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Advice 9 Bridesmaids on a Tight Budget

I recently received this plea from a Bride…  “I am a bride to be with 9 bridesmaids and have a budget of $30 a girl. I am hoping to find a royal blue chiffon mid length dress. “ Since there are 9 bridesmaids, this bride will never find 9 dresses in the correct size for […]

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Wearing the Little White Dress All Year

I have my best tan in years and want to show it off for as long as it lasts. The Little White Dress is a fabulous compliment to any shade of bronze. Now that summer is almost over the LWD can be found on the sale racks for a steal!   A little pop of […]

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