Hi everyone! I want to say how greatly I appreciate your expressions of kindness and understanding about the passing of our Mrs. Guidolin. Thanks also in advance for your patience with this here post, which is part technical interlude [adding Bloglovin' script and such]: <a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3976840/?claim=rrh3979xppd">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a>
|shirtdress: Smart Set, thrifted|
obi belt: Elizabeth Kelly London, etsy, it's something I wear quite often
skirt: Triangle, Winners
shoes: Arche Gayal
I still intend to get around to my (as yet non-existent) About page, and to celebrate the Sunshine Award given me by the glorious Catherine of Not Dressed As Lamb. There may yet come a time when I'm not flattened under the crushing weight of looming deadlines!
That said, I invite comments and constructive feedback if there are other small adjustments or widgets / features / factors I might add to help my blog be a more enjoyable, functionally reader-friendly place. I am wicked glad that people are reading and commenting here at all, and for your bearing with me in my lack of technical know-how and time-limited learning.
|antique teardrop necklace: a gift from my mother, worn here, and close-up here|
I'm impressed by bloggers who have unrelated full time jobs and even busier lives yet also manage engagement across so many platforms - Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, Flickr, and facebook are just a few that I don't actively use related to my blog. My own time-management abilities remain on the rocks, despite my saying no to way more things than I would prefer.
Returning to regularly-scheduled style content, I enjoy that this kind of layered look generates compliments, and I do it a lot (I see that nearly every outfit in my "Popular Posts" sidebar section is an example) - but the truth is more functional. I like to add length and freedom of movement, as I find that so many otherwise well-fitting dresses are too short and / or don't have enough fabric in the skirt and I can't abide the strangly feeling.
I really admire the shapes of Lynne's (layered!) and Lilli's full-skirted black shirt dresses. Are there any strategic things you have done which then turned into fashion statements?