And The Oscar Goes To…..


Best Designer:  Christian MICHEAL  If any of Kansas City’s designers want to audition for the next Project Runway, it should be him.  Anyone will tell you that referencing a time-period when designing your clothing can make the collection appear “costume-y.”  Christian Micheal found the perfect balance between the throwback to an era gone by, and what a […]

Kansas City Fashion Week Designer Showcase Review II


Kansas City Fashion Week.  Saturday Showcases. A few worth mentioning, by Fermented Fruit: I dub this collection “Harley Davidson meets Couture (with this subtlest hint of color.)” I’m an aging mother. That being said, Kalyn Valliere’s Resortwear Collection has some stunning pieces but these are the two pieces I would actually walk away with: From Jamie Santomosso: […]

Kansas City Fashion Week: Red Carpet Gala Review


Kansas City Fashion Week.  The Review. My personal favorite from BM Designs: I loved the braid: Favorite from Watercolors High Fashion: Favorite from Oblivion: Quite a few favorites from Haus: By far, this was my favorite collection of the evening.  I loved the color, the simplicity and the high waists (although you will never catch me […]

The Green Heart


Snow, finally (from last week.) It’s actually a warm 63 degrees today. Shirt: JCrew Sweater: JCrew Necklace: Forever21 Bracelet: Target Jeans: JCrew Boots: Charlotte Russe Coat: Old Navy



Linking up with Life Rearranged for InstaFriday: The Mr and I on a date. In a dressing room. Because that is how we roll. (He discovered that his butt is “too big”. I think it’s just “fine.” ) Two girly dresses I didn’t have time to try on (and not because the fitting room was closed.) […]

Spring Fashionista Giveaway Event – Lookbook + Giveaway

The 2012 Spring Fashionista Giveaway has just published the Lookbook, a preview of the exciting giveaways headed your way!  A few giveaway details: March 2-7, 2012 100+ giveaways Clothing, shoes and accessories $100 minimum value Take a few seconds to flip through the book because the Fashionista Events LookBook is offering you the chance to win […]

Everybody, Everywear: Red & Pink Edition


Happy Valentine’s Day!  Or Happy Anti-Valentine’s Day if that’s how you swing…. Earrings: Vera Wang Top: Banana Republic Necklace: Forever21 Belt: Target Dress: Old Navy Bracelet: Kohls Clutch: Forever21 Shoes: Daisy Fuentes This post also powered by Bloggers Do It Better.

Winter Blues


With polka dots. Necklace: Target Jacket: JCrew Top: JCrew Bracelet: Target Jeans: JCrew Shoes: Enzo Angiolini My mother-in-law (I call her MomB) passed away last Friday.  She has battled lung cancer since first being diagnosed in March of 2011.  We love her and miss her terribly. I’ve been trying to think of something positive (mostly […]