I currently have what I call “recession hair”. I’ve been growing out my hair for the past few years and it’s now past my shoulders. The great thing about having a longer style is that I only need to get a trim every 8 weeks or so ~ which is pretty economical. Short hair is [...]
“last night a hoop saved my life” Here’s my latest work on shirty shirts for hoop dancers. I’m digging the disco vibe, actually. It’s retro and kitsch and glittery and, WELL, just fantastical fun. Without glitter in my life, I think I’d be next to death. This statement is pretty true for me, although melodramatically [...]
I love the drama, feeling and wonder in these shots. Lykke Li, you are my new crush. And this song is so quiet and tender, is irresistible. (She’s a Swede-borne musical artiste, FYI.) Spazzy background dancing is always my favorite. Also, this shot, from what seems like an inspirational trip to Jamaica, made me laugh. [...]
The above are all from Tory Burch. Spring feels nearly upon us, thankfully. I just got back from a Snowventure. Milwaukee has been buried by 2 ft of drifty snow the past few days and my husband, it being his bday and all, decided we should go take a drive to the lake to [...]
Starting off this week with some festive, Art Deco inspiration. My awesome friend shared with me the art of Erté, a Russian-born French artiste famous for his fanciful fashion + costume illustrations. His name was actually Romain de Tirtoff and “Erte” is the French pronunciation of his initials, R.T.” I was fascinated. This art deco [...]
Here’s some of my latest for hoop dancers. The new HoopPretty shop will be debuting soon! My sis and I have been busy coming up with some new craveables for our hooping friends. I especially like the new “freak of nature” design ~ circus-inspired, elegant and fun.
In case you wondered, I am blogging still. Everyday actually. See below! HoopPretty is my latest project and it’s keeping me pretty busy these days. Actually trying to lose 20lbs before June 7! So I’m blogging daily about my progress. It’s been a fun ride. Join me if you wish.
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