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October Outfits with Wendy Stegall

Stopped by the store in their skirt.

Stopped by the store in their skirt.

My big Walmart shirt that was in the PLUS section but that I couldn’t resist because of the Indian design and the colors, works well when tied up. I also used this on my bollywood dance dvd cover. The skirt is from Fairfield’s Infinite OM store. I love the store and I love visiting with Savannah the store manager. Fairfield now has three Indian ish stores.

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Daily Outfits – August 2013

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It was cute with the leggings but the knees wrinkled so you don't get to see the whole thing.

It was cute with the leggings but the knees wrinkled so you don’t get to see the whole thing.

Lace

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Pyramid Collection and Venus and the Dancing Shiva


Oh When will my Venus order come? Oh and there are red fishnet stockings under wraps.

Wrap pants made by me, based on a free pattern I found on Etsy.

And now we offer our love of colors to Lord Shiva – I seem to have the same colors in my garden as in my outfits.

Picked flowers in front of the Shiva in my dining/dance room.

Picked flowers in front of the Shiva in my dining/dance room.

My Pyramid Collection order arrived! I finally ordered the Blue hoodie I’ve been wanting for at least a couple of years. This hoodies is SO soft. I love how Pyramid Collection clothes are so dedicated to a look, to a certain overall style.

Blue Hoodie from Pyramid Collecton

Not all their clothes are “me” but I appreciate their flavor. I suppose you could say most catalogs have a certain style, but to me Pyramid has really zeroed in on a certain channel: Gothic, flowing, lace, bell sleeves, New Age, Tantric “toys” catering to a sort of metaphysical Bohemian Femme Fatale a la Enlightenment and Crystals. When I look at their catalog I get excited about doing a line of clothes that reflects my own taste. Or just about being true to one’s own aesthetic. To go into business you have to have both vision and a product people want. For me, being more of an artist than a business person, my own aesthetic would trump the market research aspect. I think that can work if the timing is right and you are lined up with your own mission. Venus clothes also have that discernible style coherence. The clothes endorse femininity and dignified sexuality. I like that. And I DID get my Venus order, but you’ll have to wait to see those clothes. Next time!

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Daily Outfits – June

This weekend was brought to us by Betty Boop. in two shades.

with skinnyjeans from Walmart  and a leopard skirt from Herbergers. Discount Dance black leo.

with skinnyjeans from Walmart and a leopard skirt from Herbergers. Discount Dance black leo.

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Daily Outfits – May

May 15th, 2013. Yes, I gardened in my lace. i did. in garden

May 13, 2013. Just a normal working day at home: gray with bw neclace hamsasya

with bollywood neclace

with bollywood neclace

May 9th, 2013. this morning I did my yoga-asanas in this

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Then I added the essential leopard skirt in lovely organic plastic (kidding) 100_0106

but yesterday was more luscious an outfit – and it was good for yoga dance and work. that’s my clothes mo: it has to move with me through the day.
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The basic outfit

The basic outfit

And some variations

And some variations

with Kundan jewelry

with Kundan jewelry

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Daily Outfits

SOMEDAY, I’ll be creating a line of clothes that reflects my love of layers, swish, chiffon (organic rayon chiffon) and color and flow. For now, I’ll keep piecing things together, the priority always being an outfit that I can dance in at any moment during the day when I feel to. I work at home so I get up often and practice a dance, create a new move or just improvise to some inviting piece of music on Pandora or SomaFM or KRUUFM (our solar-powered local radio station!).

This started out a different way but when the orange neck piece happened the pants had to be part of it. I love seeing something thru something else.

Saturday April 20th

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I look at the creation of the outfit as a layer of the process of going from In to Out. I start the day with bathing (so unusual) and asanas and meditation. I have to “dress” for yoga. Randy says “her outfits start on the mat” and Then I add to or change my clothes. If I feel really good, it’s an amazing high to get dressed. It can be quick or slow, planned or unplanned. Then I eat and go to work or do some art or dance or check emails. Taking care of the physical includes creating beauty and taking inner joy and my passion for color and design and fabric and pattern and color and color… into the clothes and then into the dance.

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