Author: throughthealley

Fashion, Lifestyle

Crazy Rich Asians Movie Dallas Premiere

If you read my Crazy Rich Asians book review, you know I mentioned that I went to the Dallas premiere a couple of weeks ago. The movie premieres today, so I thought I would share my experience with you. What I Wore: The dress is from Asos and I bought it on clearance for $12! …

Books

Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan

I received an invitation to the Dallas premiere of Crazy Rich Asians, so I thought I would write a quick book review. I’m looking forward to seeing how similar or different they are from each other. Here is a summary of the novel from Amazon: “The book is about three wealthy, upper-class Chinese families, and how …

DIY

DIY: How to Refashion a Men’s Button Up #1

I was going to create an extremely detailed DIY off this blouse that I saw on Pinterest, but my sewing is so rusty. Also, I made this up as I went, which was a challenge. So, here is this rough idea of what I did to this men’s shirt to create this look. Found here! …

Lifestyle

Quick & Easy Michelada Recipe

Okay, so this, in fact, is cheating or might have another name to it. I did as much research as I could, but I couldn’t find it anywhere online. Maybe I wasn’t looking in the right places. Here’s a quick how-to, on how to make the most of a canned Michelada or Mexican beer. What …

DIY

Sewing 101: How to Sew a 5/8″ Seam

All right, enough personal stories and back to business! You might be wondering, what on earth is she doing by sharing the most basic step in the sewing process. Well, I can think of at least one friend that doesn’t know this basic step. I also want this blog to be a great reference point for …

Lifestyle

Getting Back into the Swing of Things

  I’ve been avoiding writing this post. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been asked why did you leave fashion world? Why did you stop making things? It was always a hard thing for me to answer and I would just say that I was “over it”. Truthfully, I wasn’t. I hit a really …