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DRESSING UP

We’ve recently started to carry more dress-up clothing at Poppy under the banner of “Poppy Party” and as a consequence it’s gotten me thinking about what it means to dress up and why we do it. This past holiday season my daughter and I watched a movie from the 40’s late one night while we were wrapping gifts by the fire. I love old movies …

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My Favorite Accessory

My Favorite Accessory

I spent a large part of last night watching C-SPAN’s coverage of the White House State Dinner honoring the Italian Prime Minister. I’ll admit it-I watch for the fashion, and because I spent a long time working in the political world, going to a White House dinner is on my bucket list. C-SPAN coverage is great because most of it is without commentary so you …

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The Shoulder Season

The Shoulder Season

In my book late summer is always both a fashion challenge and opportunity.  It’s 100 degrees outside as I sit and write this, but school has started and the calendar says September, so pink and green just don’t seem right.  There is no way I’m putting on anything with long sleeves yet, and rust and forest green at this point troubles me.  Plus my closet, …

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Poppy On the Road

Poppy On the Road

Today Poppy is on the road to NYC for the first fall show.  But what to wear, or not wear?  Well, it’s the dead of summer and it’s a fall fashion show and it’s NYC but damn it’s a lot of walking too!  Sooooo, time to scour the closet. White? Black? Long? Short? Sleeveless? Color? Sneakers? Flats? You need to try and hit the sweet …

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