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Finding the sweet spot between style & comfort

Finding the sweet spot between style & comfort

Posted by Rose on 30th Mar 2018

Cleaning out some files recently, I stumbled upon some amusing old photos. The walk down memory lane was fun, but also instructive about how fashion, body shape and comfort have influenced my percepti … read more
 Got special fit needs? I may be able to help.

Got special fit needs? I may be able to help.

Posted by Rose on 15th Feb 2018

When customer Emily Estes shared the details of a recent trip she made to the Texas capitol, it prodded me to mention Sympatico’s custom cuts and alteration services. Emily wanted me to make a modific … read more
The uncertainty of sizes

The uncertainty of sizes

Posted by Rose on 4th May 2017

Anyone who’s had to return ill-fitting clothes bought online or struggled to understand sizing schemes in stores, join the club! The reality is apparel makers' size schemes vary wildly. One brand’s me … read more
​Three Ways to Find Your Personal Style

​Three Ways to Find Your Personal Style

Posted by Rose on 13th Apr 2016

During the craft fair season I spend a lot of time in my show booth helping women of all shapes and sizes find a flattering look. By observing those women as well as my own attitudes towards fashion … read more

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I blog about sustainable fashion, earth-friendly fibers like hemp and Tencel, capsule wardrobes, travel wear, and related subjects.