Closet Purging Time : To Keep or Not to Keep, That’s the …

I started collecting red dresses about three years ago. I am not entirely certain how this particular hobby came about but it has gotten a little out of control. I am currently in the process of cleaning out my closet and donating what I don’t wear/haven’t worn and can use some unbiased opinions about which ones to keep and which…
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The Unfortunate Case of a Nanette Lepore Skirt

Before I begin my rant, I want to note that I love Nanette Lepore. NL looks just amazing on most people but this skirt has a way of making me look boxy and oddly shaped. So problem number one is the waist, there’s a pretty significant gap and since the material isn’t stretchy you can tell in person that there’s…
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Another Pink Outfit

I am rather proud of myself for assembling this outfit from mostly old things. The pleated skirt (kid’s size 14 from Kohl’s) and H&M tank top (that you can’t really see hiding under the super flowy shirt) are from years ago. I am wearing tweed Chinese Laundry shoes, the top (size large, brand is Cozy Casual) cost $2 and I…
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The-Dress-That-Wasn’t-Meant-To-Be Part 2

Update: 9/1/2010 (measurements taken with the dress laid flat on the ground) Bust measurement: almost 14 inches across Waist: about 11.5 inches across Hip: Free Flowing as it’s a bubble skirt, but probably nothing over 35 as the rest of it is pretty tiny. Has little to no stretch. ————————————————————————————————————– Update: 8/30/2010 Later today I will post the dress’s measurements…
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Cocktail Dress Hour : Jessica McClintock Dress

For some reason, junior sizing fits me a lot better than the corresponding size in adults. I got this Jessica McClintock dress a few years ago on super sale at Macy’s and was surprised at how a size 3 fits only slightly big around my waist, the loose spots elsewhere are negligible. For J.M., junior sizing is in odd numbers…
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