Well, this was our last day in the Crescent City. The moments spent in the hours before we point our vehicle west towards home are always bittersweet. New Orleans is a place that is either just a place or it sinks its soul into yours and a part of you stays there no matter where you go. Our last day in the city always follows a similar pattern. We do a new thing or two, but we always return to a few favorites. This day had an event that was new and quite unexpected. We increasingly bike all around the city and this particular day, I had my first legit bicycle accident. Trying to avoid an inattentive cyclist, the crash bruised up my new bike, myself and maybe my ego a little bit. But I held my tears, and soon enough we were back at an old favorite, Salu, for a meal to cap off time well spent in the city we love.
It’s May! And we happily inform our dear Lost in Drawers readers that we have many a new frock back from our seamstress/tailor Linda! Pretty exciting and just in time for gorgeous spring weather…and we don’t even have everything up!
We have some more wonderful dresses to photograph and debut. All of which will be loads of fun for us. Almost every dress this time around has been altered or tailored in some way to give each item a modern fit and finish. We do hope you all like it very much. We work really hard to keep all of our items modern and current, yet still very unique and vintage and only in our shop!
Well, here we are as our Home-Try-On experiment comes to an end, and I would say that it was quite the success. The Warby Parker Summer 2013 Collection is a massive hit in the Liles household! Whether hanging out at the lake or exploring abandoned fireworks stands, these frames have you covered. And let’s be honest, nothing says summer like an abandoned fireworks stand!
Heather got to try out the Arthur Sugar Maple frames and they really do work with every type of look. And I got my chance to try the Baxter Catalina Blue frames and they won me over to the point I might just need blue frames in my life. All in all, we loved taking these Warby Parker frames out into the world and incorporating them into our style. A huge thanks to Warby Parker for the frame suggestions, we had a blast and can’t wait to see what new collections are on the horizon!
And it’s true. If you cycle, you need a helmet. They are hilarious looking, and can be quite dorky feeling to wear. But safety first, yes? But enough about that as we aren’t the police, we just want people to be safe.
Today was a mighty good day, people. We had sunshine, BBQ, visited Doc’s Records for National Record Store Day, and best of all, hung out with our bestest of friends Katie for a belated birthday get-together. We do love her, she is a friend that just gets “it”. The world is a better place because she is in it. And she is the funniest of the all funny people because she knows how to be herself. Those are the people who make a day like today one to remember.
I’ve waited patiently for this little beauty of a dutch style bicycle to come to my door, checking the windows constantly every time the FedEx truck drove by our new little house. And she (yes, she) finally arrived today! I sold my not-that-old bike that I had customized to a very kind and chic girl a few weekends ago. So, it was time to finally find my own dutch style bicycle I have been dreaming of for a long while. I was fortunate to find it at Critical Cycles. And I love it! Love, love, love it! The dutch style of bicycle is really cool and practical, with a step through frame and upright position, which is a must for any of us who don’t ride clothed in too much spandex. We added Emory’s basket, and I am sure my husband will think of a thousand ways we can make this bike even more my style. Quite the pick-me-up that was much needed after this long week!
And nothing ends a post like a little Emory Holden action. We HAD to get these Mickey Mouse shirts at Petsmart, if we didn’t purchase them it would have been a crime against nature, I tellz ya!
It’s March! How on Earth is it March 2013? Well regardless it is, and we have a few spring worthy dresses in the Lost in Drawers Vintage Shop. A sprinkling of 70s, 80s and 90s floral goodness for the coming warm months. All of which are ready to be entirely wearable and integrate into your wardrobe ever so seamlessly!