Showing posts from July, 2014

Beetlejuice Suit

So, imagine this. But like, in a cheaper, thinnish poly satin from Walmart way, stripes a little less that an inch in diameter. I got like, five yards in REALLY wide roll. You know what I see when I see black and white stripes??

Oh yeah. Beetlejuice. :D
So of course I tell myself, "No Holly you can't make a Beetlejuice suit. It'd look more like this: 

Than This: 

PLUS. Im Plus sized. AND the stripes are too thin. ALSO EVEN if I made a suit it'd have to be vintage. And that involves not only a huge amount of work, with horse hair and pad stitching and so many layers to keep the shape, it ALSO means a pencil skirt. (On account of, because) 
Too many reasons why it would be a bad idea. 
So I bought all five yards and am looking at vintage suit patterns. 
... So sue me. :D

Of course these are just pipe dreams, suits which are hard to get ahold of. 
Here are some which are available now: 

Or go the way of Gertie...


Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow

Okay! So all last week when I went to work (Thats four days of work on account of the free, fourth of July Friday) I did my hair up in vintage style. I also took some pictures!

So the first two are of Sunday night, the night I actually managed to put my hair up without losing all feeling in my arms or collapsing from heat exhaustion!

The very next day, Monday, I wore my Bike Dress, with my favorite heels, and a black loose knit cardigan.

So Very Pleased!!

My Favorite Heels!!!!

The very next day I wore my favorite dress, the Wedding-Dress-In-An-Everyday-Way. 

And the next day, in my Off-The-Rack American Shirtdress. Very happy to wear this one too, because I was able to rock out my leopard print fur belt and....

THESE FABULOUS AMAZING SHOES!!! OMG!!!! They fit like a dream and are gorgeous!!!!

After work that day I actually had to have a visit with my Doctor......

And on Thursday, I wore another off-the-rack, a jungle print shirtdress. By that time the hair was getting a little difficu…