WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY

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We have all heard of the old saying  you can’t wear white after labor day.  While some of us think it’s an outdated rule, there are just as many who think it’s a fashion no-no to wear white after the beginning of September. No one is completely sure when or why this fashion rule came […]

STAY HOME AND SHOP TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY

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Many of you are probably enjoying an out of town getaway for the holiday weekend – soaking up that last bit of summer sun down by the beach or out by a lake somewhere.  I personally loooove taking off for Labor Day, because my birthday falls during the first week of September, so I tend […]

NIFTY THRIFTY: VINTAGE SHOPPING TIPS

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Whether its telling cotton velvet from silk velvet, or a hand knit sweater from a machine built one, teaching oneself to tell the difference is a powerful tool. The berry colored dress pictured below is an incredibly well made hand loomed wool. This 1950′s wiggle dress has endured a lot of wear but has withstood the […]