Vintage Color Story: Pink & Orange

Some color combinations evoke a very particular time. When I see these colors together, they immediately take me back to that moment in fashion history when they seemed to be everywhere. One of those color combinations is pink and orange. Whether it’s in mod designs or psychedelic prints, light pink and bright orange together just …

Wedding Dress

Something Recycled, Something New

Yesterday, Earth Sense did a piece about low-environmental-impact weddings. One of their suggestions was “buy a recycled wedding dress.” I had never thought of second-hand wedding dresses as being “recycled.” I Googled “recycled wedding dresses” and got a ton of hits, including recycledbride.com, where you can get a ton of recycled wedding stuff. Neat! I …

It’s All Ripped Up

Two months into my commitment not to buy any new clothes, I have ripped the knee in two of my three pairs of jeans. And it was my two nicest pairs, too. This development is really challenging me to stick to my guns and not spend money unnecessarily. I’ve asked myself, do I really need …