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Friday, August 29, 2014

Tweet I wore a cheerful Prada dress to a friend’s birthday party last Saturday. What Wendy Wore Dress: Prada (2011) Shoes, mostly cut off by photographer MrB: Prada (2011) Lipstick: Pleasure Bomb by RiRi Hearts MAC Jewelry: My own designs I got this dress in 2011 after everybody — including Gwen Stefani and Tina Fey […]

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Tweet My name is Wendy Brandes and I’m a Jean-Charles de Castelbajac-aholic. One of my first Castelbajac purchases was a Lego-print dress and matching shoes, which I got in 2009. I wear the shoes frequently, and I do the full, head-to-toe Lego look about once a year. I haven’t always photographed the combo, but I […]

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tweet When I had the chance to wear my highly flammable, oversize, costume-store-purchased pirate shirt to an Adam Ant concert last year, I had a Family Guy moment. In the Family Guy episode “Boys Don’t Cry,” the Griffin family is on the run from people who think baby Stewie is possessed by the devil. Stewie […]

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Tweet According to WordPress, I’ve published 2,093 posts since starting this blog in July 2007.  More than one a day!?  I’m not sure I’m convinced by that, but I’m not going to count them by hand either. I also have over 200 draft posts. This week’s news that Britney Spears has parted from both The […]

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Tweet A “hostess gown” is described by the website Vintage Fashion Guild as “a dressy full length garment for [home] entertaining, but not as formal as evening wear. Other than the full length, the lines followed current fashion.” The style was most popular from the 1930s to the 1970s, according to the site. In a […]

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Tweet I’m still showing off results from my continuing wardrobe therapy with designer/blogger Stacy Lomman. Outfits #8 and #9 both incorporate black skirts. The skirt for #8 came from a lightweight black Dolce & Gabbana suit; I previously wore it in a Stacy-styled outfit on election night. Fashion experts have been saying, “Split up your […]

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Tweet The blogosphere is amazing. In yesterday’s post, I joked that my next career should be “paper doll.” That career is now underway thanks to the gorgeous and artistic Megan Mae of Megan Mae Daily. Here is the WendyB doll that Megan drew for me. As you can see, Megan nailed my cross-legged pose. The […]

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Tweet I’m happy to wear the same pair of jeans for weeks on end, but today I changed outfits like a D-list celebrity attending New York Fashion Week for the first time. I started out in the red peplum dress made for me earlier this year by designer/blogger Stacy Lomman. I like to wear that […]

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Tweet Last night, MrB and I went to a screening of the HBO movie Game Change, which premieres on HBO on Saturday. The movie is based on the book of the same name, written by journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin about the 2008 presidential campaign. The book covers Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, […]

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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tweet I’m not ready to get back to regular, non-holiday life. Also, I just realized that I didn’t do a “what I wore in 2011″ wrap-up. So I’m going to fend off reality another day by doing that lazy-ass post. (Click the photos to go to the original posts.) Actually, we can make this exercise […]

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