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Swing Into Spring - Daytime Looks

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The only thing predictable about Michigan weather is it changes so fast that one has to dress for all four seasons in one day.

However, we have had a mild winter, and while the calendar says spring, the weather has been as fickle as ever. Nevertheless, I can always count on finding pieces from my favorite resale store or re-purposing items from my closet to whip up a new outfit no matter what the weather.

The leopard outfit is from HIPS Resale at the Clawson store, 110 S. Main St. Clawson. The bag, and the shoes as well.


 I have always wanted to try on a tutu skirt and HIPS now carries tutu skirts from  Society+ I can say the skirt fits great. Plenty of room in the waist. I had on the sz. 26. I paired the skirt with flats and a metallic shirt, all from HIPS Clawson store. The one thing I can say about wearing this skirt is it's FUN!







 Out and about running errands on a sunny day. Decorative t-shirt and wide leg cropped pants. I received lots of compliments on this look. It's f…

Designer Ashley Nell Tipton's New Venture

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Project Runway started in 2005. I have watched from the very first show until the current season which just wrapped in 2016. I like seeing what different designers create, what materials and accessories are being used as those fashions are created. For the most part the show is very raw in context as you see the designers sketching out designs before even going to the fabric store for supplies to make their creations.

Project Runway often had both men and women designers who were plus sized, but the show never featured any of the models or the show ending NYFW shows with plus size models, that was just the way things went. I should point out that in the fashion industry, size 0-2 is considered the "norm" anything over a size 8 in the fashion industry is looked upon as a plus size.

In the real world plus size starts at maybe 14/16 and on up from there. Season 14 of Project Runway had a cool new breeze blow through the door and her name was Ashley Nell Tipton. Ashley came on t…