the week in review

Winter brings layers and layers mix up all sorts of textures. I have been having some fun. Allow me to share: I have found myself looking for a reason to strap on a tie. It’s a good space for me; I’m glad I found it. Journey on, my lovelies!

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fancy dress occasion

Last night was an opportunity to dress to the nines. Well, these days, any night is a reason for that… I found a great pair of Doc Marten saddle oxfords, and focused on them for the entire ensemble. The jacket is a dark grey wool by Jos A Bank; the trousers a black and white […]

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tying the knot anew

A friend posted a link to a how-to over on Facebook. I was curious. It is called the Eldredge knot. It has limits as to the pattern that can be used with it; the smaller, the better. Here’s the how-to, over on black lapel.

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the week in review

So, I have indeed started documenting again. A good start… And now, a review of last week: Coming up at the end of the week: my annual trip home for the holidays. Conveniently enough, that also means a visit with the Man of Importance. Safe travels as you journey on, my lovelies!

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pushing past the mood

It may be easy to notice that dapperkink has been light on content recently. A move last year left me in a space in dire need of attention. So much so, that I don’t even have a decent backdrop for photo-shoots. This has been halting me from documenting anything in terms of my evolving personal […]

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at the valet. hey!

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 […]

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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 […]

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looking back: fancy dress party

Oh, how I love the occasion for fancy dress! I have spent a noticeable amount of the last three years making reasons to dress-up. Some time back, I met this most delicious creature, on a handful of occasions. We were kindred, and we knew so in that first moment. Her name was Amy; she was […]

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