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 […]Continue Reading
The Practical Side of Fitness Fashion. Shopping Guide for Sports Bras, Gym Clothes Fit & Comfort.Continue Reading
Stay Cool in Natural Fibers in the summer heat!
Here is a breakdown of what to look for, and why it matters so that you can stay cool, while looking stylish, in your natural fiber clothing!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
Clean Out Your Closet!
Simple and Effective Strategies for a Closet Purge and Organization
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 […]Continue Reading
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 Stain Removal Blood – Rinse with cold water as quickly as possible, and keep the stain wet. […]Continue Reading
How to identify Real Pockets that are Sewn Shut versus Fake Pockets? And Why do manufacturers do this?Continue Reading
Recently, I received this email from a customer wanting to re-purpose an existing dress for her wedding. Can I Bleach My Dress? 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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
Style Tips to Extend the Little White Dress through the Changing SeasonsContinue Reading
Some lucky women can find a dress that fits perfectly off the rack, and for the rest of us sometimes a little adjustment is necessary. Ask your dress retailer to recommend a seamstress or tailor. Some corporate stores are actually not allowed to recommend a seamstress. Check with independent dress boutiques or your dry cleaners, […]Continue Reading