The line is made with primarily silk, viscose, organic wool, and organic cotton, and is manufactured in their factory in Houston, Texas, where they employ 10-12 people and contract out work locally, often employing mothers who work part-time from home. Peck is donating 10% of profits to Covenant House, which is dedicated to helping end teen homelessness.
The collection ranges in price, starting at $100-$200 for basics and $145-$300 for separates to $300-$600 for dresses and $895-$1350 for gowns.
I love blue and I love the colour blocking trend. Not so much the asymmetrical hemlines though.
Like I said before, love blue. Especially this navy blue blouse, even if it is transparent, a navy tank underneath can be worn in real life. I also like the design of the pants. Plaid is one of the few prints that I like and will wear. The cut of the skirt leaves something to be desired though.
I would totally wear this suit to work…the cape is too much though.
I could wear this outfit as it, with a tank of equal colour underneath.
And, last but not least, this last one shows my favourite kind of hat (anything but black please!).
And, as I’ve mentioned probably thousands of times before, I love blue. The skirt is beautiful in colour and tone, even the cut of the skirt is acceptable to me in a beach type resort setting.
I had to repost Seth Godin’s blog post from this morning because there were 2 lines which really struck a chord with me.
Since fashion week has flooded our internet/TV/magazines self-image and the problems many face with their weight/eating/not eating/disorders, have become all consuming, I thought that his insightfulness about labels relevant to the issues with self-image. Even if he is talking about marketing.
‘Cause, really, are we not all just trying to find the best way to market ourselves? (To me, marketing means how something is presented to the public to make that something most desirable.)
Taken into consideration my meaning, the following words are what struck me the most:
“The label removes us from reality. It takes us away from the actual experience.”
“The key is in placing the blame where it belongs–on the labels, not on the individuals who are stuck.”
To read his entire post click on the link below.
Music…I love and adore music SO VERY MUCH! Like a teenager, I will listen to a new downloaded fav tune of the moment over and over and over again, until I know every word and nuance of the song.
I have my Playlists on my iPod divided into decades, starting with the title 50′s + earlier, 60′s, 70′s etc. all the way to 2000-2010 and the single year of 2011 and 2012 (these 2 years will eventually be combined into the playlist of 2011-2020).
All the music I feel have withstood the test of time. Meaning they do not annoy me when I hear them. Some tunes that I remember loving now get on my last nerve. I do not have those songs on my iPod. Also, there are some tunes that I did not enjoy way back in the day but now I do like they enough to have them on my iPod.
I have everything from classic R&B, classic rock, blues, boogie & southern rock, folk rock, alternative pop, and a even a little bit of country rock. Sinatra to Eminem. I even have songs downloaded from Glee that were covered on the show. I also have songs from my favourite contestents of American & Canadian Idol, America’s Got Talent, The Voice and Cover Me Canada. I’ve got my brothers songs on my iPod as well. Not that I listen to them (cause they are folky/country/something something, my least favourite tunes). But they are my brothers, I love them and support them any way I can.
Blatantly missing from my iPod is opera and classical, as well as show tunes.
I enjoy musicals, like Cats, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, you know, stuff like that. But no songs have ever spoken to me enough to make it onto my iPod.
I’m not a classical music buff, nor have I ever pretended to be. Not that I don’t like some of this moving, profound music (hubby pretty much only likes this type of music), but there are no words to any of these songs, and that leaves me with nothing to do but listen to the melodies. No can do. I have to be able to sing along. It’s a MUST. I like words. Words are my obsession.
And then there is opera. I like Pavorati, Bochelli and those Tenor guys, but I cannot listen to any of the soprano voices. Those voices cause me severe physical pain. I’m not kidding. I’m not exaggerating either. I literally get instant pain in my head from the first note they hit. It runs down my spine as well. After 2 minutes, a blinding headache takes over. Must block the sound. Leave the room. Run for the hills. Smash the record/disc/machine that’s playing the sound. AAARRRGGG!!!! MAKE IT STOP!
Oh well. That’s OK. There are no opera buffs in my house. Although I do have an older brother that’s a big fan. He’s kind enough not to play any during the few times I’ve been to his home. Good man that way to spare me so much pain.
So. There is no type of music that I listen to the most. There are just a few types that I do not listen to at all. Opera. Oh, and that painful, annoying Techno. I have not been able to develop a taste for that at all. Not as painful as Opera but damn close.
I love the voice of Adele. I love the music on her album 21…every single song. I love her beautiful face. And now, I just love her. Truly hope this is not just a false bravado response…which I have heard far too many times before from many artists/singers that succumb to the pressure of “lose a little weight” marketing strategy of their PR company:(