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Winter Wardrobe

April has arrived, the weather is still cool and there’s nowhere to go. All my dance classes are canceled. So I thought I’ll put together a collection of what I wore this winter. Left – skirt from Maggie’s clothing exchange. … Continue reading

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Turn on the Brights: Patchwork Skirt

My daughter inspired me to do pattern mixing. Jean started when she was a preschooler and insisted on choosing what she wanted to wear. She perfected the art of pattern mixing through the years. I suppose patchwork quilts are the … Continue reading

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Birthday Adventure on Whidbey Island

This February Jean treated us to a weekend getaway on Whidbey Island. It’s the place I’ve been looking forward to visiting ever since Jean wrote about it on her blog. The ferry crossing Puget Sound was amazing! We drove on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jean!

Another fashionable year 2015! January… February… March… April.. May… June…  July…  August… September… October… November… December… Wishing you another fabulous year! Thanks for inspiring me with fashion and compassion! ❤ mom

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Vegan Dinner at Cambridge Mill with DVF

What a special birthday I enjoyed: dinner at the elegant Cambridge Mill Restaurant, sitting at a table overlooking the Grand River, ambiance and wearing my mom’s original Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress from the 70s. Genuine vintage. This timeless dress … Continue reading

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The Catwalk – Mom’s birthday

My stylish mom modeling a red velvet dress with detachable sleeves 1950s Both my mom and daughter took modeling courses. Both of them have influenced my style. My daughter Jean (left) wearing my mom’s DVF wrap dress from the 70s. … Continue reading

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What’s your secret?

When people find out that my daughter Jean (jean of all trades) is in her 40s, they can’t believe it. She looks like she’s in her 20s. So what’s her secret? Jean is beautiful (I know, I know I’m her … Continue reading

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Johnny

In memory of my brother John Czech Today is Johnny’s birthday. May 7, 1950 – December 1, 1968

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Birthdays at Sublime

Another milestone: My daughter Jean’s 40th birthday was in December and my 60th birthday is in February. We celebrated our birthdays together in January at the Sublime restaurant in Ft Lauderdale. What an elegant restaurant with ambiance and an excellent … Continue reading

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