Designing my Alder Shirtdress by Grainline Studios

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I was instantly drawn to the Alder Shirtdress as soon as it was released. I couldn’t get the chambray look out of my head though and I really did not want a chambray shirtdress (a little cliche at this point, I thinkā€¦no offense). So, I took to my “clear my head and steal some design inspiration from the pros” site, Polyvore.

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DIY Leather Pants inspired by NYFW

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As New York Fashion Week comes to and end, my eyes are in love with what came down the runways this year. I love that black and white is still a trend and cobalt blue will be making it’s way into my closet very, very soon. Another must-have item: leather pants. I’ve secretly been eyeing this trend for a while but have been aghast at the outrageous designer prices. And, no, this is not an area where you can skimp on quality… and we all know you get what you pay for. So, I thought I’d take to the interwebs and see what I could find to make a pair on my own. Continue reading