The Vintage Pleated Skirt and 19 Crimes

Hi Everyone, I hope you’re staying warm during this chilly late fall season with winter almost upon us. My post today focuses on the pleated skirt, in particular, the vintage pleated skirt of the 1920’s which ties in nicely with the post I did on The Age of the Flapper. The pleated skirt lasted the duration of that entire decade and remains a timeless…

History of High Heels

Hi Everyone, My husband has jokingly called me “Imelda” on occasion but I told him I have only 1,190 pairs of shoes to go to reach her staggering collection. I confess that I have a weakness for shoes especially high-heeled shoes so I’m dedicating this post to a brief overview of its history. Thank you, Imelda. You may think of high heels as a…

The Age of the Flapper

Today’s post is a little different from previous ones and I have taken a momentary reprieve from the “vortex of winter.” In the spirit of dressing up, the roaring 20’s is one of the most intriguing decades to me leading to the subject of the flapper. Flappers were considered a new style of Western woman, and the term “flapper” was conceived to describe this…

Sliding into the Vortex

You may wonder what the title of this post means. According to Abraham-Hicks, being in the vortex means “you’re at one with who you really are, you’re feeling great, and in vibrational alignment to your desires. It’s represented by feelings like enthusiasm, inspiration, passion, joy, and appreciation.” I am not specifically referring to that kind of vortex but rather I am talking about sliding into…

The Pencil Skirt

Hi Everyone, today’s post features the classic pencil skirt which is a slim fitting skirt with a straight, narrow cut. It can fall at the knee or slightly below and be considered as business casual. Also, it can provide a slimming silhouette as well as an elegant elongated look depending on the length. The first pencil skirt was designed by Christian Dior as part…

The Moto Jacket

The moto jacket–it’s not only timeless but stylish and versatile. The jacket I am wearing was purchased a couple of years ago but I have noticed it’s rebounded recently especially in a wide variety of colors. There is something about this classic style that calls to me and I admiringly appreciate the choices out there right now for this enduring fashion statement. My jacket…