Fans of the movie The Devil Wears Prada probably have a certain scene etched in their minds, as I do. In that scene, (YouTube link to the scene) Miranda Priestly (the boss) berates Andie (the heroine) for referring to the color cerulean as just “blue”. Well, you have to watch it to get the spirit,… Read More The Monochromatic Angle: Cerulean
Hi all! Well, almost like Gucci’s. Here’s my ode to a high fashion look that I occasionally become obsessed with. This time it’s a weirdly attractive set of short jammies that is photographed on the model as if she’s ready to step out in public. Well, below is my version. Heh. The entire look is… Read More PJ Bottoms Like Gucci’s
Silhouette inspiration from Valentino Haute Couture … Read More Taking Cues from an Exaggerated Couture Silhouette
I live to watch obnoxious people create exquisite fashion; and currently I’m wallowing in a slew of fashion-design and sewing reality shows on TV. I am in hog heaven. Here are the shows, in no particular order: Project Runway, Season 18 on Bravo every Thursday at 8pm Central time. The original! I’ve been watching PR… Read More Indulging in Sewing and Fashion Design TV
Neon is just one of the trends being touted out there for spring 2020. And, . for the “oh-no-the-eighties-are-back crowd”, hang with me; I am putting myself in the neon realm. But first…. 2019 Update: Last year in a sewing group I frequent, Roz of Sew Much Fabric guided attendees through finding a style icon… Read More My Neon Spring
(said in a Chuck Todd kind of voice) …. it’s time for a post on the Sew Everything Blog. And, here we are on Thursday. Today has turned into a sharing-other-great-sewing-blogger-posts day, because there’s no dearth of fabulous sewing done by other enthusiasts; therefore I’m thrilled to share a link from Ann of The Compulsive… Read More If it’s Tuesday….
My curiosity about clothing design and design details in a historical context knows no bounds. It seems that some details in modern apparel which seem so new and fresh can be traced back into the ages. Conversely, I love new and innovative design which has never been seen before. One such new-old detail showed up… Read More Tied, Asymmetrical Neckline
Hey kids, you’ve been doing it all wrong! How do you face a neckline? The tailor is Sajid of Sajid Designs, and you may not understand the language because he is Indian, but the videos are visually clear and understandable. He, like tailors from that part of the world, works a little differently than us… Read More Faced Neckline: Lesson Learned From a South Asian Tailor
Hi guys! I’m into mood boards and probably will be forever. Let me explain…. Every other month, I join a local sewing group called “Sewing Fashionistas”. In 2018, our leader Roz (who owns the online fabric shop Sew Much Fabric) facilitated a whole series for creating a wearable, suitably stylish, occasion-worthy wardrobe. In other words,… Read More Wardrobe Sewing Mood Board
Since I’m already down the rabbit hole of fashion week images and neglecting my sewing tasks, let me take you to the Spring 2018 collection of the house of Salvatore Ferragamo, originally show during the September 2017 Fashion Week. You can see the entire collection on the Vogue Runway website by clicking here. I’ll focus on… Read More Who Sewed it Better?