Iconic Fashion Photos: and the Stories Behind Them

Above:  Photographer Richard Avedon’s image of model Dovima is from the MFAH website. “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography” is an exhibit running at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; I got to see fashion photography at its best. Along with the photos, there is a little bit of actual fashion.  Disclosure: this… Read More Iconic Fashion Photos: and the Stories Behind Them

Yellow Polka Dot Robe. Pattern by the #GreatBritishSewingBee

What seamstress worth her salt doesn’t love the Great British Sewing Bee?  Unfortunately, it’s not aired in the US. Does the production company know it’s missing out on millions of American viewers?  Are there official DVDs of the latest GBSB season?That’s a serious question… Well, on to the robe. “From Stitch to Style” — this… Read More Yellow Polka Dot Robe. Pattern by the #GreatBritishSewingBee

Haute Couture Collections Worthy of Titania, Queen of Fairies.

All images in this post from the Vogue Runway site. I am so beholden to them. Iris Van Helpern, Haute Couture Fall 2019 If William Shakespeare’s play “Midsummer Night’s Dream” was set in a modern, futuristic backdrop, Titania would wear everything here.  Kidding aside, Haute Couture designer Iris Van Helpern has blown my mind with her… Read More Haute Couture Collections Worthy of Titania, Queen of Fairies.

Just Another Daily Wardrobe Piece

Hello, people of the sewing community!  I write my usual weekly post with the intention of  including a sewing lesson/tutorial for beginners, a sewing question for the experienced seamstresses, spew some sewing philosophy, or some snark at Fashion Weeks’ design and execution aesthetics.  Not today. Today, I’ll share with you the latest summer wardrobe addition… Read More Just Another Daily Wardrobe Piece