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My mom has (jokingly) started calling me “Mom” …  since she now needs a little more attention. So, I say let’s celebrate moms of all kinds.

Happy Mother’s Day from us to you!

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MG_8222_lowA more sophisticated client respects that linen will crease because it is indicative of its premium quality, much like a collector would appreciate the patina on an old vintage watch. 

Guglielmo Miani, CEO Larusmiani

Summer is approaching, get out your linen duds but leave the iron in the cupboard.

I chuckled when I read Mr. Miani’s quote in WWD, as it called to mind what my mother has always said about linen clothing – linen was meant to to be worn wrinkled … you can always tell a linen wrinkle, it has its own pattern.

Wrinkles used to drive me crazy, linen or not. I secretly thought Mom came up with that line because she didn’t like to iron. When I was a kid we had what we called The Ironing Drawer, which was overstuffed to the point of not being able to shut it closed. Among the cloth napkins and boys shirts was a favorite summer dress of mine. I outgrew that dress waiting for it to be ironed.

But now I think that Mom and Mr. Miani have a point; wrinkles are part of the charm of linen.

 

 

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Step into Mom’s Closet for a little early Mother’s Day celebration. https://overdressedforlife.com/moms-closet/mom-wants-buttons-sew-be-it/.

 

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It’s been some time since we’ve popped into Mom’s Closet. This visit is all about the carpet bag clutch:

https://overdressedforlife.com/moms-closet/the-carpet-bag-clutch/

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IMG_20141230_165417106Let’s step back into Mom’s Closet. Click here.

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It wouldn’t be the holidays without sneaking into Mom’s Closet. Click here and check it out.

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10645311_894447757233848_3087629551719685913_nRecently I decided to walk for a day in Mom’s Shoes. Read about the history of these shoes in Mom’s Closet.

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