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My Ultimate Style Icons

My Ultimate Style Icons

This weekend, I was analyzing my own closet (hoping that something amazing and bias-cut would suddenly appear) and I realized that it looks like a dressing room from some sleazy burlesque performer...and that is sort of what I always wanted. I am still in the processing of shedding the weight that will allow me to fit into most of the garments, but I admire all of my stuff every once in a while to stay motivated. I ran my hands over the fringe, the gabardine, the satin and the rhinestones, inhaling the scent of estate sales and cedar. I have spent the last fifteen years amassing my collection of vintage dresses and nothing gives me the same sort of thrill that seeing a bit of crepe-backed satin poking out from the Goodwill rack of corduroy ... Read more

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