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I'm tailoring.

Oh how I miss tailoring. For the last eight or ten years I have not tailored a single jacket or men's shirt. It comes so naturally for me, so why haven't I done anything tailored. After all, I have a Certificate of Tailoring from Design School, on top of many many years of experience with both men's and women's tailoring. From pad stitching to welt pockets, nothing intimidated me. One needs to first understand what it means to be a "tailor" today. (See Tailor vs. Dressmaker ) My departure may have come because tailoring in its true sense was not "in vogue" since the nineties. Thus, I concentrated on proms and daywear for women. I know dresses can actually be "tailored" in a sense, but I naturally lean towards a sport coat or jacket when I want to pull together an outfit. As for clients, they REALLY must appreciate the craft for me to break out the hymo-weft and shoulder pads. I lingered in the shadows watching to blogger after blogge

Shameful....simply shameful...!!!!

Vogue....what on earth were you all thinking??!!   Vogue 8969 Winter 2014 Sandra Betzina Vogue 1386, Winter 2014 Shameful, simply shameful....this should never have come out with a Vogue label affixed!!!!