Tagged: spring trend

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Pleated Its Way Back Into My Life.


The first time I rocked a pleated garment was at the age of five.  The fabric was a heavy cotton-polyester blend; the style, overalls; and the place, primary school in Trinidad and Tobago.  I rocked the pleats for about seven years straight after my first time, so my relationship with the folds wasn’t one that I have fond memories of.  Time heals all wounds, scars and my love hate history with extra fabric.  I’ve found some ways to help me bring pleats back into my life so the second time around, pleats can give me happy memories. Let’s see if these ideas might help. Continue reading “Pleated Its Way Back Into My Life.” »

Spring Trends I Likey: Knock Knock Who’s There?

Definition of Door Knocker Earrings from the 1990s :  Earrings that have a section with a hinged bottom that hangs below the ear lobe.

My definition of Door Knocker Earrings of 2012: Earrings that will look great on any door in my apt, may not be used to alert me when someone wants entrance into my home, but the door-knocker earrings can be stared at, photographed, worn, borrowed and defined as small hanging pieces of art. Continue reading “Spring Trends I Likey: Knock Knock Who’s There?” »

Spring Trends Me Likey: Someone Called For An Anorak?

Most of us can’t wait to put away our heavy winter coats, most of them dark in color. We can’t wait to start dressing up in pretty colors and prints, but mother nature isn’t ready to let us get into the summer way of life.  In comes Anoraks in all their lightweight glory. Continue reading “Spring Trends Me Likey: Someone Called For An Anorak?” »

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Spring Trends Me Likey: Hey Shortie What You Wearing?