Links of the Whatever – January 9th, 2020

Here are a few chunks o' fashion-related media I have been consuming recently, plus some resources from this very blog's archive which may be of interest if you're on the #newyearnewme train w.r.t. your wardrobe. As usual, there are no affiliate or sponsored links. Edit: oh my god I forgot to include the main link … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – January 9th, 2020

Review: Madewell Petite Curvy “Perfect Vintage Jean” in Sumner Wash vs Fitzgerald Wash

Decided to do a quick standalone review for the Madewell curvy petite perfect vintage jean in Sumner wash since I got that over the holiday sales and I also have the "same" style Fitzgerald wash. Not as comprehensive photo-wise compared to some other review posts I've done, but figured it's more helpful than nothing Β―\_(ツ)_/Β― … Continue reading Review: Madewell Petite Curvy “Perfect Vintage Jean” in Sumner Wash vs Fitzgerald Wash

Links of the Whatever – December 24, 2019

Hi everyone! Here are some articles and blog posts I've enjoyed recently. I hope you are all enjoying the holidays or at least (if in the northern hemisphere) that we can now look forward to increasing amount of sunlight. McKinsey: State of the Fashion Industry 2020 McKinsey made a big ol fat report (link is … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – December 24, 2019

Styling a long sleeved smock dress

Smock dress? Trapeze dress? Swing dress? Babydoll dress? I have seen this type of dress called all of these things across various retailers, but "swing dress" seems to additionally refer to retro dresses that people wear for swing dancing, and it seems "babydoll dress" typically refers to loose fitting short dresses with a waist seam … Continue reading Styling a long sleeved smock dress

Storybook style at the Dickens Christmas Fair (and a mini themed capsule)

Last weekend I visited the Dickens Christmas Fair at the Cow Palace in Daly City (or, as their promotional materials occasionally dubs it, the Imperial Bovine Residence)! I've seen ads for it around BART for years but I always assumed it was just some indie craft fair. I finally looked it up and learned that … Continue reading Storybook style at the Dickens Christmas Fair (and a mini themed capsule)

Links of the Whatever – November 30, 2019

Here are some more from the backlog of fashion related things I've been enjoying (and none of them are sales, because this isn't that kind of blog). "It's still raining", fashion plate from La Gazette du Bon Ton, 1915, showing (left to right) tailored suits by Paquin, Lanvin, and Doeuillet and a coat by Paquin. … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – November 30, 2019