Powered by Blogger
 

Life of Colleen: More wardrobe meanderings



Previous Posts
·· Further wardrobe meanderings
·· Should strapless be scary?
·· Happy Saturday!
·· Wardrobe meanderings
·· Someday, your prints will come; other wardrobe tho...
·· J.Crew Boatneck Painter Tee review
·· Odds and sods, part 7
·· Odds and sods, part 6
·· Aubrey Organics shampoo thoughts
·· J.Crew Nico Skirt review (Black Blossom)

Archives
The Lipstick Page Forums Beauty & Fashion Blog
~Old Blog
May 2005
June 2005
July 2005
August 2005
September 2005
November 2005
December 2005
January 2006
February 2006
March 2006
July 2006
September 2006
October 2006
December 2006
April 2007
May 2007
June 2007
December 2007
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
March 2009
April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009
August 2009
October 2009
November 2009
December 2009
January 2010
February 2010
March 2010
April 2010
Wardrobe & fashion, beauty & product reviews, general female yadda yadda.
Current blog
Profile
Contact
More product reviews
Children's art
 Subscribe in a reader
Add to Technorati Favorites

Search only this blog:


Google Custom Search


I also blog here


More wardrobe meanderings
posted by Colleen Shirazi 2010-03-16 at 9:26 PM (Pacific)


polka dot sailor dress

Dress...I adore you.

I know this style is old school, but a navy blue dress with a conservative-ish print...anywhere from knee to calf length, with anything from no sleeves, to 3/4 sleeves...is actually quite useful. Even better if it doesn't require ironing. The fabric should be lightweight, but not flimsy.


I'm beginning to think this:


short camisole


...is better than this:


stretch camisole

I love the idea of a stretchy camisole that stays up at the neck, and stays down at the hem...but the original camisole just seems like so much fabric. If only they made a regular-length "ShamWow of camisoles" camisole.

And, the short version comes in only black or white. The long cami boasts 46 colors, for crying in a bucket.

I realize I've never gotten around to linking to other fashion blogs.

Partly because I don't see my blog as a fashion blog. I'm too lazy to take those nifty outfit-a-day pics, I don't bother listing where I got anything; in fact I post things I never got anyway. Moreover, this used to function as more of a beauty blog, and, before that, a personal meaningless blog. I've been blogging since the late 1990's iirc. This won't remain a fashion blog.

And partly it's too much work to do much else with this blog beyond porting it from its current, soon-to-be-deprecated FTP format.

But I do read other fashion blogs. In fact I've been a bit amazed at how many of them there are now...good ones.

I started out reading Fashion for Nerds, for obvious reasons (pretty sure I googled "fashion for nerds"). :)

From there, I began to follow academichic, which features a team of "Three feminist PhD candidates at a Midwest university, on a crusade against the ill-fitting polyester suit of academic yore."

Ah...that's it. I've been slowly trying the links on Fashion For Nerds' sidebar.

I read J.Crew blogs, but not religiously (I don't shop 'Crew enough to do so). They're incredibly useful, given how many 'Crew items are offered only online or in catalogs, and for the 'Crew Final Sale.

Labels: ,


0 Comment(s)