I don’t have the equipment or talent to do runway in limited lighting justice, but this was my best shot of my daughter strutting her stuff at Kansas City Fashion Week last Fall.  She’s wearing a design from the young and incredibly talented Kate Walz.  Maybe I’ll be lucky enough to have a bigger, badder […]

This image was captured on March 13th when my daughter and three other young models showed off a few designs that debuted at Kansas City Fashion Week on Kansas City Live. On Today’s Date in the Past: Gorgeous Green Eyes Mama Duck Egg Hunt:  A Week and a Half Later You Might Also Enjoy: Other […]

Lederhosen, or leather breeches, were originally designed for physical work.  Made from leather, they are more durable than fabric garments and easier to clean. A dirndl consists of a bodice, blouse, full skirt, and apron.  Like lederhosen, the dirndl was designed for work.  It was commonly worn by servants and maids in the 19th century. […]

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The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy is one of the world’s oldest shopping malls.  Designed in 1861, it is named after the first king of Italy and is simply gorgeous. Here are three shots of the Galleria in Milan.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Galleria Photo #1.  The arched glass […]

A souk is an Arabic market or bazaar, and the souks of Dubai are one of its greatest attractions.  The most common souks in Dubai are the gold, spice, perfume, and textile souks.  Here are a few photos from the textile souk.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Souk Photo #1. […]

A nazar is an eye-shaped charm, nearly always blue in color, believed to protect the wearer against the “evil eye.” It is common in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries where it is often seen hanging in homes, offices, cars, or incorporated into jewelry. Turkish people believe that a nazar will protect you from bad energy by […]