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"That Waist!" - Photo Editing at the Turn of the Century

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"That Waist!" - Photo Editing at the Turn of the Century

Out of pure curiosity, I decided to employ some old fashioned retouching techniques to one of my Worth Gown photos. The results are fascinating.

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Going for the...Gold?

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Going for the...Gold?

Something happened last week. Something astonishing, and a bit unbelievable.  I won both the Foundations Revealed and Your Wardrobe Unlock'd competitions in the Experienced category.  This was entirely unexpected. I don't mean that in some humble-brag kind of way. I mean I was completely unprepared and shocked when Cathy Hay made the Foundations Revealed winners' announcement over Facebook live. I may have shouted some undignified things, and spent the rest of the day in a daze going "I can't BELIEVE..." And then there was quite a bit of sangria. I am grateful and a little intimidated to join the ranks...

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Le Coq d'Or Corset - Foundations Revealed 2017 Competition Entry

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Le Coq d'Or Corset - Foundations Revealed 2017 Competition Entry

Now that entries are live and the competition is open over at Foundations Revealed, I should get around to posting about my process for this corset! You may have seen some of it on Facebook or Instagram in January. Here are the details...

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