My mother’s vintage dresses

I spent almost half a month in Mexico over the Summer. It was an amazing getaway to disconnect from work, the internet, politics, news, and general stresses of life. It really gave me a whole new perspective of life privilege that I experience on a small and large scale living in the US (but I … Continue reading My mother’s vintage dresses

Lace on lace

Temperatures have risen a bit this December, was I just complaining about it being cold? (hello global warming!). It got warm enough to enjoy a quick bare legged walk to dinner in an outfit with a story. See, my mom made this lace top and skirt set just for me. I've only worn it once … Continue reading Lace on lace

Clothes made by my mom for me

As I have been exploring my own personal wardrobe journey on shopping Made in the USA (see this post and this other post) and after reading Overdressed, I have truly realized that we should somehow reignite the movement to make our own clothes! I have saved my machine for years just altering/mending clothes and making … Continue reading Clothes made by my mom for me

A retro future

I spent all of last week in Southern California again, to get my sister's wedding shower ready and done (glad that's all finished now and now I'm back in SF). In the process of cleaning up for the party, I stumbled upon this little number that belongs to my mother - it was hand made … Continue reading A retro future