As many of my long-time readers may recall, I did a deep-dive into the Kibbe style system a while ago on the blog. At the time, I really enjoyed looking at the nuances of the system, and exploring the ideas through the lens of modern-day sewing patterns. However, many comments on those posts and general … More Book Review: The Triumph of Individual Style
A few weeks back I wrote a post about modifications to the Kibbe system, but today I thought we could look at alternatives to the Kibbe Image IDs. There are several other style systems out there, not the least of which include Dressing Your Truth, Truth is Beauty, David Zyla, and Fantastical Beauty. All of … More Non-Kibbe Style Systems
When I first fell down the rabbit hole of style typing systems about 2 years ago, I never thought it would lead to writing such an in depth series about style systems, as I’m coming at this from a perspective of wanting to sew wardrobes that work for me. But it has led me to … More Olga’s Ethereals and Other Theories About Modifications to Kibbe Types
I was watching Aly Art’s recent YouTube video (which is an interesting look at fashion trends through the 1900s), and really started to think about how most people (at least most sewing people) tend to have certain decades of style that they really respond to. I think most of us are innately drawn to styles … More Can Knowing Your Favorite Style Decade Help Determine Your Kibbe Type?
So in my most recent Wardrobe Planning post I may have casually mentioned that I’ve been looking through my pattern stash with the mind of finding patterns that I both like and that fit my Kibbe Style Identity. I’ve been having such a great time digging in and really analyzing the line, shape, and feel of … More Sew Your Kibbe: An Introduction
I am going to preemptively warn you to grab some tea and cookies because this post is promising to be quite long. It’s pretty much an info-dump of 2 weeks worth of reading and research, plus some musings about what this all means in terms of developing my future sewing plans. I’m sure at least … More Style Typing and Other Food for Thought (Wardrobe Planning Post #9)
So after my last post, I’ve not started any of the actual work like messing around with my real clothes. I have done a lot more planning work, like starting along on the Wardrobe Architect series. Despite whatever else might be going on in the blog-o-sphere, I’m going to give a thumbs up to this process … More Defining a Core Style (Wardrobe Planning Post #2)