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1830’s Alice in Wonderland

1830’s Alice in Wonderland

 Back in the spring, when I was making all my wedding things, I thought that maybe, one day, possibly, sometime in the future, I might make a historical bodice of some sort to go with my blue silk petticoat. The petticoat was so pretty, I loved the sheen of the silk, so why not use it as the skirt for a gown?Dupioni Silk and modern bridal lace trim might not be the most historically accurate of fabrics, but the silhouette would work well for the 1830's through 1850's, it was beautifully cartridge pleated to the waistband, and, after all, it...

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'My Name Is Peng Shuai And I Am Totally Fine,' Says Female Tennis Player Who Looks Suspiciously Like President Xi In A Skirt

'My Name Is Peng Shuai And I Am Totally Fine,' Says Female Tennis Player Who Looks Suspiciously Like President Xi In A Skirt

BEIJING—Concerns have been raised about the whereabouts of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. But Chinese state officials have put these worries to rest by holding a press conference starring the women's tennis player, though many pointed out she looked "suspiciously like President Xi Jinping in a wig, visor, and dress." The post 'My Name Is Peng Shuai And I Am Totally Fine,' Says Female Tennis Player Who Looks Suspiciously Like President Xi In A Skirt appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

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Our Favorite Pairs of Lug-Sole Boots to Buy Now and Wear all Winter

Our Favorite Pairs of Lug-Sole Boots to Buy Now and Wear all Winter

Fall wouldn’t be complete without crippling stress about the holidays, apple cider, and new boots. If you’re in the market for a pair of the latter, skip the sleek ones and turn to lug-sole boots, i.e. the thick, rubber indentations of the bottoms of shoes that look kinda like teeth and add grip and stability. From a fashion perspective: “Lugs can make any look so much stronger and completely on trend,” says celeb stylist Dani Michelle, who works with Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kristin Cavallari. She particularly likes them paired with an asymmetrical skirt to show off the...

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Fashion Friday Week 1

Fashion Friday Week 1

Some of you have asked and so you shall receive. One thing I love almost as much as food is fashion. I will do a fashion post every Friday. They will mostly consist of what to wear to work ideas. A lot of my work clothes are older so I will share similar links. Everything with be affordable and versatile. And of course the content will be simple as I am not update with blogging or technology plus I don’t have a ton of time on my hands, Jacket- mine is from Kohl’s and is at least 5 years old...

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Love and Damnation By Tee Ngugi

Love and Damnation By Tee Ngugi

  Love and Damnation By Tee Ngugi Saturday, January 31, 2015 Jula saw her as she stood hesitating in front of the big black iron-sheet gate; the entrance to his compound. Something about her physical attitude resonated in his breast. The late morning drizzle that had accompanied his walk back home from Marumi town, where he ran several businesses, had intensified. The woman at the gate adjusted the headscarf over her head to protect her face from the drizzle and the chilly breeze. Then she, perhaps on hearing his footfalls, turned her gaze away from the gate and faced him....

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