Tag Archives: JC’s Boutique

CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture

This year’s CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture event at the Tampa Museum of Art was, as I had anticipated,  a top-notch affair.  The tickets are a pretty penny, but they ALWAYS sell out and this year was no exception.  Art lovers and fashionistas alike … Continue reading

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That Jumper. Those Shoes.

Throughout my long and spirited love affair with fashion there have always been two criteria by which I determine whether or not my relationship with any particular item will last; comfort and ‘wow factor’.  Enter this silk jumper and these amazing blue … Continue reading

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A Tribute To My Tiny Photog…

I hired a new assistant.  She’s six, so she works for snacks and candy.  It’s working out well.  She’s a wizard with the Nikon… Here are some samples of her work behind the lens… Outfit 1:  Cacharel top & Bloch flats … Continue reading

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Surprising Spring Trend: Velvet

It’s okay to be a burnout… if you’re velvet! Did you know that it’s perfectly acceptable in fashion to wear velvet during the spring and summer months?  Just the word “velvet” makes me feel warm… why would I want to … Continue reading

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A Refreshing New Addition to My Boutique Circuit

I recently attended a fabulous shopping party at JC’s Boutique & Alterations.  The store has actually been open since October of 2010, but for me it’s a brand new discovery.  Cat Showalter and her mother Josie Martinez opened the shop when Cat became … Continue reading

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The Empire Stripes Back!

Spring Fashion Trend: STRIPES The origin of this trend stems way back to the 1800’s in the French Province of Brittany.  What we commonly refer to as “nautical stripes” (navy and white) are actually called Breton stripes.  The 1858 Act of … Continue reading

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