apologies for the wrinkles

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Hey there!  Sorry it’s been so long.  I know I only had one post last week…bad blogger!  I took some time off to work on a project (sewing a new dress!).  Next week might not see much action here either, since we will be on vacation in Florida.   If I have a chance, I’ll try to pre-schedule some posts, but if not I’ll see you when I get back 🙂

Augh- would you believe that I ironed this dress before I went out?  It’s true- I did!   I was shocked to see how wrinkly I was after I took these pictures.  Maybe it was the subway ride?

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I really hate ironing, and have been considering getting a garment steamer.  Does anyone out there have one?  I would love to hear your opinions!  I’ll take any excuse to avoid traditional ironing  🙂DSC_0434-small DSC_0445-small

We took these photos in the Common after a delicious dinner at JM Curley.  Fried pickles, juicy burger….yum!DSC_0477-small

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07-17-15Dress:  eShakti
Shoes:  Bakers
Sunglasses:  Fossil
Necklace:  source unknown (I purchased it from a little shop downtown)
Headband:  Claire’s

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4 thoughts on “apologies for the wrinkles

  1. SaraLily

    Wrinkles sminkles, you look adorable!! Love the bright orange and blue. I have both a steamer and an iron. I started with a steamer and then got an iron. I found the steamer to be great but for thinks like hems or collars, I was dying for an iron. The steamer I have is a traveling steamer I found on Groupon by Sunbeam and I love it! It works really well on skirts that just need some love. It works especially well on silkier fabrics!

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    1. jenniferrzasa Post author

      Thanks for the tips on the steamer, SaraLily! I’ll have to let you know when I get one. I’ll look into Sunbeam, and maybe I’ll luck out and stumble across a Groupon/other discount too 🙂

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  2. Lindsey Puls (@HavClothWilTrav)

    Wrinkles or not, that dress is adorable! I have a couple dresses from eShakti that are a similar fabric and they seem to wrinkle no matter how much effort I put into ironing them. Sigh. I despise ironing too. I’d be curious to know which steamer you invest in! I’ve been thinking about getting one too, so I stop looking like I just rolled out of bed…when in reality I just couldn’t bring myself to spend another minute ironing. Haha. Have fun in Florida! If you get a chance before you leave or after you get back shoot me an email: Lindsey@have-clothes-will-travel.com I have a quick question for you. 🙂

    -Lindsey
    http://www.have-clothes-will-travel.com

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    1. jenniferrzasa Post author

      Thank you Lindsey! I’m just starting my quest for a steamer, so I’ll let you know what I end up getting. I find it so difficult to iron dresses, especially the ones with extra seams and pleats, etc…I’m hoping a garment steamer is the answer.

      Once I saw your comment, I realized that my blog doesn’t have a contact me page – whoops! I’ll have to address that ASAP 🙂 Will email you now!

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