January Rêveuse

Notes to self: red shoes don't show up well in ankle-deep vines, red lipstick does not show up at all if it's sheer or pale, and your husband will take one -- and only one -- picture if it's cold outside and he didn't put on a jacket first.
Notes to self: red shoes don’t show up well in ankle-deep vines, red lipstick does not show up at all if it’s sheer or pale, and your husband will take one — and only one — picture if it’s cold outside and he didn’t put on a jacket first.

Thanks also to Laine over at you do doodle too, as always, for bringing the Rêveur Revelation Fashion Project to life in her part of the country.  And thanks to everyone else who’s doing it as well, regardless of whether you post your pictures!

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The 13th of the Month Approaches…

…and you know what THAT means:  Dreamers’ Day!

Those of you who have been reading along for a while know that back in August, I read Erin Morgenstern’s exceptional debut novel, The Night Circus.  It profoundly impacted me in all the best ways, and I wrote about it here on this blog, and then I decided that in response to this beautiful story, I would dress a certain way on the 13th of every month.  I invited everyone I knew to do it with me.

I am thrilled to say that people ARE doing it.  Friends, acquaintances, even people I don’t actually know…  Believe it or not, my blog has readers in sixty countries now — a fact that utterly blows my mind — and I keep discovering here and there more people who are reading the book and falling in love with it as I did.  In fact, it feels as if a charming little community is blossoming around this story, unfolding like paper stars in a cascade across the reading world, each one yet another person who has been persuaded to pick up the book and come to cherish it as we all have.

This Sunday is the next Rêveurs Day.  I would really love it if all those who are participating would send me pictures of themselves dressed as Night Circus dreamers so I can share them on my blog, or if you’re posting it on your own blog (the fabulous and lovely Laine at idodoodletoo is doing so), please link back to me here.

Let’s see if we can grow this delightful fashion movement a little more, shall we?

2012 Wrap-Up for My Blog

I never intended to read or — heaven forfend — write a blog.  Ever.  In fact, about seven years ago, when people were still doing Live Journal and I found it to be — how shall I put this graciously? Not to my tastes in terms of etiquette or maturity — an acquaintance of mine Continue reading “2012 Wrap-Up for My Blog”