Friday, November 29, 2013

The Gals of November 10

...look terrific in black...



The black stretch t-shirt is from Kmart's Attention line in March 2009; the black short skirt is from the sale line, but bought in January 2011; the shoes are Dollhouse "Margaretta" black pumps with metal heels, from Shoe Dept. in January 2010. Other accessories are the black rosette headband, pearls, black belt, and natural hose.



And a final portrait for the month:


More pics on Flickr; coming soon ~ the year-end review; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Gals of November 9

...stalk the streets in animal prints...



The animal print dress is from Fashion Bug in May 2010; the shoes are Dollhouse "Harlot" croc-print pumps, from Shoe Dept. in January 2010. Other accessories are the black hat, belt, crystal jewelry, and natural hose.



As always, portraits in hats look great:


More pics on Flickr; one more outfit to close out the month and Dani's sixth year; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Gals of November 8

...parade in polka-dots...



The black polka-dot skirt and blouse combination is from Wal-Mart's George line, in January 2010; the shoes are Madden Girl "Karlla" polka-dot pumps, found at DSW in June 2011. Other accessories are polka-dot bow, red jewelry, white belt, and natural hose.



In case you haven't figured it all out, I'm doing a long series of black-and-white outfits.


More pics on Flickr; two more outfits to close out the month and Dani's sixth year; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

No Poll Results Today

Voting in the latest round of "Women We'd Love to Be" has been extremely light, so I decided to extend the deadline for a week.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Gals of November 7

...look sensuous in black and silver....



The black lace top is from Kmart's Jaclyn Smith line in September 2012; the black pencil skirt is from Fashion Bug in February 2011; the shoes are Steve Madden "P-Echo" black patent pumps, from Famous Footwear in May 2012. Other accessories are a white bow, silver jewelry, silver belt, and patterned tights.



I like this portrait a lot:


More pics on Flickr; some art over the next couple of days; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Gals of November 6

...are pretty in polka-dots....



The black minidot shirtdress is from Target's Merona line in January 2010; the shoes are Predictions black pumps with bow, from Payless in February 2008. Other accessories are polka-dot bow, red jewelry, and patterned tights.



Another portrait:


More pics on Flickr; one more outfit that will be posted later this week; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Gals of November 5

...wear hats for weather and fashion...



The black pleated blouse is from Fashion Bug in October 2010; the black skirt with ribbon trim is by Pantology, found in a thrift shop in January 2013; the shoes are Fioni "Havre" two-tone black pumps, from Payless in February 2011. Other accessories are the black cloche, silver jewelry, white belt, and patterned tights.



And a portrait:



More pics on Flickr; two more outfits that will be posted later this week; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Women We'd Love to Be ~ Week 17

Once again, rate each person as a woman you'd love to be in the poll to the right.

Modern:



Alicia Silverstone (Clueless)

Classic:



Jane Seymour (Live and Let Die)



Saturday, November 16, 2013

All Glammed Up

With dressing on hold until Tuesday, I decided to play around with a couple of my recent photographs and try to emulate the Hollywood glamour photography of the studio era. Here are the results:

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Best Laid Plans...

...of mice and man aft gang agley.

There will be fewer "gals of November" than intended. The wife is working from home today, so I won't be dressing until probably Tuesday. BTW, that title? It's a play on a phrase from Gordon Lightfoot's "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald":

Superior they said never gives up her dead
When the gales of November come early

See you all on Sunday for the return of "Women We'd Love to Be".

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Gals of November 4

...look good in red and gray...



The all red twofer is by Apt. 9 Woman, found in a thrift store in June 2012; the gray straight skirt is a thrift shop find from an unknown manufacturer, from January 2013; the shoes are Mossimo "Velda" red baby-doll oxford pumps, from Target in August 2008. Other accessories are the red fedora, scarf, silver and chunky jewelry, belt, and natural hose.



Another hat portrait:



More pics on Flickr; dressing will resume on Friday; and the women we'd love to be survey will resume on Sunday.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Women We'd Love to Be ~ Week 16 Results

Modern:



Christina Ricci (Pan Am)=3.8 (9 votes)

Classic:



Lee Remick (Anatomy of a Murder)=4.3 (7 votes)

The next round will be delayed one week due to real-life needs.

The Gals of November 3

...can make even a below-the-knee kilt look sexy...



The red twofer is from Kmart's Basic Editions line in January 2011; the long tartan kilt's maker is unknown, it was found in a thrift store (with tags removed) in April 2011; the shoes are Fioni "Kassie" red patent t-strap pumps from Payless in January 2009. Other accessories are red fedora, scarf, gold jewelry, and natural hose.



As always, portraits in hats look great:


More pics on Flickr; I'll try to post the last outfit from Friday by Monday; and don't forget to rate the woman you'd love to be (details here)!