This week’s guest post comes to us from Sarah Warburton, who previously brought us the hand-knitted Tardis socks. She’s been at it again, this time incorporating poetry into her clothes. I’m totally stealing this idea, just as soon as she teaches me how to do it myself! Continue reading “Fashion Friday 8/30/13”
This week’s installment of Fashion Friday comes to us from Alanna McAuley, who is actually a former student of mine. (Long former. She’s graduated from college now.) She recently stumbled upon a really wonderful advancement in fashion geared toward a highly specific and selective group of people… Continue reading “Fashion Friday 8/2/13”
Okay, so it’s not a hat this time, but it is something delightful to wear on your head.
Or more specifically, in your hair.
The beads are green and a very pale amber-orange.
An ornament like this also looks very lovely with a full up-do for a daytime/work look. (Wearing it with one’s hair down is a bit more romantic.) Even a severe chignon can look very feminine with beads dripping from it.
What interesting things have you worn in your hair before?
Today’s post comes from guest blogger Laine. Read it at her blog here. It’s about vintage-store shopping and the link between nostalgia and procrastination. And enjoy this lovely excerpt, a photo, from it:
One of the most fun and low-impact ways to experiment with one’s appearance is with nail art. It’s a short-term commitment at best and is small enough not to freak people out when you do it. Sometimes inconspicuous, sometimes splashy, it’s still just on your fingernails, so it’s all low-key. Even less noticeable is nail art on your toes, even if you wear sandals.
This effect was created with ordinary nail polish for a base coat, and then the flower designs were hand-painted using different sizes of brush and metal tips. In case the colors don’t show up well on your screen, the base coat is mauve, the flowers are white shot through with green, and there are understated silver glitter accents at their centers. The flowers weren’t all situated in the middles of all my nails so as to look more…natural? Is that what we’re going for here? Anyway, less cookie cutter. The overall effect is surprisingly tropical and lovely for spring.
And just in case you’ve forgotten, tomorrow is the 13th of the month, so rêveurs and rêveuses, dress accordingly! I’ll be posting here. Will you come out of the woodwork and join me?
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