Pearls are a Girl’s Best Friend

I don’t like diamonds.

I know, I know. *GASP!*  Not really sure why. But I do love pearls. 😀

 

What type of pearls do you like best? I’m in love with ivory toned watercolor pearls.

 

 

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Disclaimer:  These photos are not my property, they have been collected from different public sources including different websites, considering to be in public domain.

Put on your Snazzy Hat

Tito & YayaIt’s been a bit since the last post.

I’ve been working 50-60 hour weeks what with 2 jobs and trying to keep up with college credits. Burn out was inevitable!

And then, this past week my grandmother passed away. It felt…odd. So lonely, yet unreal. I still cannot fathom the implications of never seeing her again within this lifetime. I shan’t bore you with sentimental descriptions of her beauty or stories of her one true love.

Instead, I want to tell you how she lived a remarkably long life (90 years), and overcame a frightful youth. In her early 20’s she ran away from her family and moved to a new city to start a new life. She was brave. Stubborn. Opinionated.

On the day of her funeral, my grandfather wrote her a letter. I have taken the liberty to quote from it…

 

“…Sweetheart, hon, toots,

I loved,

You loved,

We loved,

And we will always love each other…”

But there is one thing I will always remember of grandma. She was not afraid of bold colors or patterns. Heaven forbid old age stop her from wearing what she pleased!

As is usually the case, I have  turned to artistic expression for a small measure of comfort. Grandma was not one for hats per say, but color, yes. I know she would have enjoyed this showcase as much as I did.

For after all, one is never too old, too young, too tall, too small for a snazzy hat. Enjoy, loves.

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25 Inspirational Fashion Sketches

Hello lovely dolls and handsome gents that may happen to peruse this blog !!

I’ve always enjoyed looking at both vintage and modern fashion sketches/illustrations.  I always like the ones that had a Barbie look to them the best, for some reason. haha 😉  And if it has swirls and lace, I am one happy girl !

( I uploaded some designer sketches from Pinterest and designers like Ellie Sab and Bob Mackie. None of the designs are mine, and no copyright infringement intended. )

Hope you enjoy this as much as I did… 😀

 

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