Allow me to introduce the newest addition to the dressing room: Purchased from a local friend in a downsize to her new place. *wrings hands* Bwahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaa! Eh-hem. Sorry. It needs love and attention, but I am quite giddy to have it. Oh, happy days! I am one step closer to keeping myself properly valeted. Journey […]
Read More at the valet. hey!
I scored some fun things the other day while out looking for final embellishments for the dressing room. I needed fabric for draperies and some small bits of upholstery; I wanted something crazy enough to stand against all the colors of my wardrobe… something crazier than I have ever lived with before. I mean, how […]
Read More embellishments
Perhaps the best thing about the spring busy season…? I have the budget for little splurges. I classify this one as my belated birthday gift to myself… etched stainless collar stays. I had found these some time ago and was waiting for the extra money. I found them at red envelope. The gift wrap was […]
Read More hidden details, whispered reminders
Sometimes, textiles offer the perfect pause from a challenging week. This evening, I luxuriated in my dandelion patch to let go of the exhaustion of the week. And by ‘dandelion patch’, I mean huge pile of silk neckties… Journey on, my lovelies!
Read More two x twos
Last night was another First Friday, KCMO’s monthly art crawl through the Crossroads Art District. And February brings the annual erotic group show at the Slap-N-Tickle Gallery. The Slap-N-Tickle is a space I am prone to dressing up to attend; it is a great, fun, costume-encouraging kind of place… Last night, I brought out the […]
Read More a night out for first friday
Early next month is a building-wide sale: antiques, bicycles and parts, clothing, art, findings, miscellany. Certainly, there will be amazing stuff throughout. I love this building… I am participating, to empty out some space in my space, either to make moving easier or to create room for someone else to share it. To that end, […]
Read More a few of my favorite blings…
Two-thousand eleven has arrived. I sent off the old year with a kiss and greeted the new one with a bang, spending the night with a big, beautiful lover of mine. We attended a small, well-met breakfast-for-dinner party with friends. I dressed in the best vintage find of the past year, a classic shawl collar […]
Read More celebrating the new with a shout-out to the old