Thursday April 24th 2014

Tagged: dresses

Is it tacky to buy a “reception” dress?

Is it tacky to buy a “reception” dress?
January 03, 2014

First, the good news: I got my wedding dress! But now I need some help since you’ve all been so good at dispensing advice on all things wedding. Can I buy another dress?

Casco Bay students dressed up and down

Casco Bay students dressed up and down
October 23, 2013

Spotted this group of friends leaving a bat mitzvah. I remember wearing a blue crushed velvet dress and platform Mary Janes to a friends bat mitzvah. I’m so old that I actually think that might be in style again…

Three new ways to wear denim

Three new ways to wear denim
June 04, 2013

It’s that time of year in Maine where we have 90 degree and 40 degree days in the same week. Before you go into full on fashion confusion mode, I tapped our favorite stylist Ashley Jordan to give us a couple outfit ideas for the finicky weather using something everyone has in their closet: denim!

The LBD versus LWD: which do you prefer?

The LBD versus LWD: which do you prefer?
May 30, 2013

The little black dress versus the little white dress. Which do you prefer? As summer quickly approaches, I definitely have a favorite.

Wedding season is upon us. Need help getting dressed?

Wedding season is upon us. Need help getting dressed?
May 28, 2013

I don’t know about some of you, but I do not have a spare weekend from roughly July through October. It’s wedding season which means a myriad of showers, bachelorette parties, engagement fetes and of course a big ole wedding weekend. What’s a guy or girl to do with so many occasions for dressing up? Here are some local shops that will help you look primped and polished for the onslaught of summer weddings.

Friends that dress together, stay together

Friends that dress together, stay together
May 09, 2013

These freshman students from Bates bring a whole new meaning to the term “looking good together”. They also seem to be friends that either get dressed together in the morning or have friend fashion ESP. And yes I just made up that term. Check out these cuties!

Is there high-fashion to be found at Mardens?

Is there high-fashion to be found at Mardens?
January 28, 2013

Over the weekend I made my very first pilgrimage to Mardens. I’ve lived in Maine for over 3 years but it was the first time I ever set foot in the store. I guess I assumed it was a place you’d go to buy patio furniture or a replacement coffee pot. But after hearing stories from friends about finding Pucci leggings and Cole Haan boots, I thought, let me see if the rumors are true. What follows is nothing short of a Maine miracle.

And now for the ladies: new year’s outfit ideas from stylist ashley jordan

And now for the ladies: new year’s outfit ideas from stylist ashley jordan
December 28, 2012

Whether you’re staying in to watch the ball drop or dancing the night away at a fancy affair, stylist Ashley Jordan has got you covered. She did a little digging into her own closet to put together three looks that you can copy for an evening out. In a New Year’s Eve outfit rut? Come right this way!

Kitschy tees, 70′s dresses and a whole lotta polyester at little ghost vintage

Kitschy tees, 70′s dresses and a whole lotta polyester at little ghost vintage
November 29, 2012

One of the newest vintage shopping destinations in Portland, this is your new go-to if you like racks of vintage dresses, old band t-shirts, tchotchkes, polyester blouses and vintage jewelry. And if you like all of those things, don’t say I didn’t warn you.