Saturday, December 13, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
I'm actually quite honored because I haven't been at this blogging business all that long and while the humble part of me doesn't think I deserve it, the ego in my says "woot!"
I'll be back later with a few nominations of my own. Qualifications are these:
1. A blogger who inspires you.
2. A blogger who makes you smile and laugh.
3. A blogger who gives amazing information.
4. A blogger who's a great read.
5. A blogger with an amazing blog-design.
Suggestions for nominations? Feel free to comment to this post with a nomination you think I should consider. Also if you like this blog like Amanda does, be sure to follow it!
Monday, December 1, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
If you are shopping online from work be sure to keep your mouse arrow over the minimize button so you won't get caught! And if you DO get caught, just show your boss our awesome merchandise and dollars to donuts she will thank you. Assuming your boss is a she...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
They are confused. They are befuddled. And frankly, so am I. Now I am a BIG fan of Ashley, just for the record. I loved her in High School Musical(s), I adore her in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and once-upon-a-time I even knew her current boyfriend, Jared. But I do not love the Gladiators. So I got to thinking that it just might be fun to give Miss Tisdale a Diviine makeover.
First thing: chuck the Glads. Then I would give her Brooke dress in grey from the Sweet Innocence Dress Collection. Ashley proves that blondes can indeed wear grey, but of course, I like this particular Diviine ModesTee dress (seen below in the collage) better. Then, since the season is colder now we'll add grey tights and grey booties for a nice, sleek monochrome look. These particular booties have diminished the number of buckles on Ashley's feet from dozens down to two. It's obvious that Miss Tisdale loves a big bag that makes a statement so we'll toss in a fab purple bag (HOT this year!) plus a scarf, necklace and cameo ring to pull it all together. Toss on a trendy orange swing jacket for those chilly days and voila! Classy and Chic. But most important, it won't take you 15 minutes to buckle your shoes!
Brooke by SandyD
What do you think? Which do you like better: Gladiator Ashley or hip, sleek, trendy I-can-put-on-my-shoes-in-less-time-than-it-takes-to-say-"Gladiator"-Ashley?
Do you have a favorite look that you'd like to share? A celebrity you'd like to makeover using a Diviine ModesTee product? Get creative at Polyvore.com and send me the link. I just might publish it in a future post.
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Wear a deep plum purple longsleeve shirt like this one below and throw a scarf around your neck in a color more flattering to you:
This V-neck Bellsleeve shirt is available here for only $10. Yes, $10...sizes are limited however, but still...TEN dollars to get the season's hottest color.
If you need a dressier look and would like to try out purple, Diviine ModesTee has a plum purple dress as part of it's new Sweet Innocence Dress line. The Purple Audrey dress is cotton jersey...so comfortable...and (I think) would look fantastic with slingback heels or a great pair of deep brown riding boots and purple tights.
You can find this dress here
Sunday, November 2, 2008
Vote Red by SandyD
If your political leanings have you feeling a little blue try an outfit like the one below, again centered around a white camisole. Camisole's are so versatile...we all know they can be worn under anything, worn over most and can save a shirt from being unwearably immodest to being absolutely perfect! Pair your Democratic blue with black and silver for a very stylish look. For even more of a statement on voting day, don some bright blue mascara, too!
Thank you all for participating in our very first Give-a-way. What fun I had! We hope to do this again sometime soon, so keep on checking out this blog periodically...or even subscribe if you haven't already...
And...what would a business blog be with out a plug for where you can go to purchase this skirt if you did not win it. This skirt can be viewed and purchased at Diviine ModesTee/Sweet Innocence Dresses AND if you purchase at least $100 from the Sweet Innocence Collection you will receive free shipping. Use the code freeshipping2008.
Thanks again to all who participated!
Monday, October 27, 2008
Skirt ONLY. This skirt is brand new to our collection. It is a high-sheen satin polkadot print in black and grey with a wide black band around the hem. It has a fitted waist and comes in women's sizes XS-XL.
To enter the giveaway simply post a comment to this article. Giveaway is sponsored by Bloggy Giveaways and Online Sweepstakes. Please include your email address in your comment. It's as simple as that! AND...to earn even more entries you can do the following (one additional entry per)
1. Subscribe to this blog.
2. Blog about this adorable skirt and link back to this post.
3. Email two people about this skirt and bcc me at email@example.com.
4. Fill out the form to the right and down a ways to Host a Fashion Show this Fall and submit.
You have from now until November 1 (that's only 5 days!) to post a comment and be entered in this giveaway. Don't worry if your comment doesn't appear right away...they have to go through moderation first. The winner will be randomly chosen and announced on this blog November 2nd.
The details: US residents only. Diviine ModesTee Fashion Consultants not qualified.
More great dresses can be found at our website: Diviine Modestee.
Ruching has such a flattering effect on just about any body type, and this dress really helps to hide and cover that faux-fetus I carry around on my midsection. I'd be thrilled to not have to need ruching, but as it is I am quite ecstatic that Diviine ModesTee has designed such a flattering, lovely dress for me to hide my belly flab in.
Saturday, October 11, 2008
We also have Gift Certificates now available in increments of $20. If you have someone on your gift list this year but aren't sure what to give them, a Diviine ModesTee Gift Certificate is just the right thing.
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
I had my little heart set on red wedges. In the past I have had really good luck with purchasing shoes on eBay (NO! Not used!) so I decided to give that a try again. I bid and won these shoes:
I swearthey weren't 5 inches high on eBay! While they went really well with the outfit...bows and all...I was reminded a little too much of Dorothy on stilts. In fact, I wore these one day to the office and was soundly mocked and ridiculed. Probably because I could hardly walk.
So obviously these were not going to work. "I'll try eBay again", I thought, where I saw these absolutely adorable wedges.
Unique-looking and not quite so amazon-inducing. I Could not WAIT to get these shoes! When they finally came I was in heaven! So adorable! The next day I decide to wear my Polka Dot Skirt to work so that I can wear these shoes. I haul out these shoes and attempt to put them on. There I have a teensy problem.
Can you spot what doesn't belong? Oh, that's right! *slaps forehead* the buckles go on the OUTSIDE of the shoes! *sigh* (Insert a really good two-left-feet-joke right here)
But I just can't let eBay go. Third time's the charm, right? Right. Bid, won and received these:
Cute, wedges, unique, not made for two left feet...they were perfect! I've always prescribed to the theory that Beauty Hurts...the cuter the shoe, the more it's going to cause you pain and sorrow. Not these babies.Next time I buy an outfit I'm going to make sure I already have shoes to go with it. This whole process took almost 6 weeks. Six weeks before I could wear the cute outfit because of the lack of proper, stylish footwear. And no, I did not get my money back for the defective shoes. I wanted to have them to blog about....duh!
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
We have such an amazing line of dresses being introduced in less than a month. There will be a style and fit to flatter every body type, each one modest and yet chic and stylish. Be sure to watch our website Diviine Modestee for the launching of these dresses. Also for a 10% discount on your dress order online you can use the coupon code: "Sweet Innocence 2008" when you place your order.
Friday, September 12, 2008
It's simple: you invite everyone you know to your Open House style Fashion Show, we provide the Consultant and the samples. You earn free clothing based on your show's sales, so the more friends, neighbors, co-workers, whoever you invite the better your sales will be!
Check out www.diviinemodestee.com to see what kind of items we sell and to read up a little bit more on hosting a show. Our products do well in Home Party Sales all across America and Canada. Even women not necessarily interested in modesty love our clothing and swimwear because simply put, they are absolutely adorable! Check it out and if you are interested in receiving more information on Hosting a Fashion Show fill out the little form down below on the right or simply email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd be more than happy to send you some more information.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Monday, September 1, 2008
In case you missed our fabulous clearance prices at our Warehouse Sale, you can still take advantage of up to 80% off modest clothing and swimwear. Just go to www.diviinemodestee.com and click on "Clearance" in the lower right-hand corner. We had a very successful Warehouse Sale, so some of our sizes and styles are limited but there is still plenty to be had at a fabulous price.
You tell on yourself by the friends you seek,
By the very manner in which you speak,
By the way you employ your leisure time,
By the use you make of dollar and dime.
You tell what you are by the things you wear,
By the spirit in which you burdens bear,
By the kind of things at which you laugh,
By the records you play on the phonograph.
You tell what you are by the way you walk,
By the things of which you delight to talk,
By the manner in which you bear defeat,
By so simple a thing as how you eat.
By the books you choose from the well-filled shelf:
In these ways and more, you tell on yourself.
— Author Unknown
Thursday, August 21, 2008
1. Sunscreen 40 spf, with it's lid broken off when my teenage son threw it at his younger brother at a family reunion in Las Vegas.
2. White goops of 40 spf sunscreen that leaked all over because of said broken lid and angry brother.
3. Seven hair clips and rubber bands of various colors, several of which are sunscreen coated. Apparently my daughter must have her hair loose and free in the water so she can be a true Mermaid.
4. "Amy" the Webkinz koala who accompanied us to the local Rec Center swimming pool one day in August and who we were positive we had left behind. Now I don't have to fork out $16.95 so we can "adopt" Amy all over again.
5. A whole lot of sand from the Oregon Coast. In fact I wouldn't be surprised to see that one of my children still had some of this Oregon Coast sand either in an ear or up a nose.
6. A beach towel that smelled vaguely of rotting starfish and sunscreen.
7. Four smashed and melted Peanut Butter M&M's...the BEST candy ever! Smashed and melted but yes-siree they were good!
These are bits and pieces from the summer now in memory form: The name my son called his younger brother as he launched the sunscreen at his head. My daughters desire to adopt a starfish: "no honey, the starfish can't live in our bathtub in Utah!". Four solid weeks of sweltering and sweating on a recliner at the Rec Center pool for swim lessons, keeping a watchful eye so as not to miss giving the energetic Thumbs-Up for each and every dunk under the water. Memories that I really ought to scrapbook but which I blog instead.
So...what is essential in your swim or beach bag? Sunscreen? Extra towels? A swim skirt? Let me know by commenting below!
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Personally I don't think that the idea of topping a previously immodest strapless dress with a cardigan, shrug or jacket is anything new. This is what women who have wanted modesty have been doing for years. In fact I seem to remember wearing a lace "jacket" over my Gunnesax by Jessica McClintock Prom dress. But back to the point: it's not a new concept. Unless it IS a new style and I was just way to trendy for my time. I'm sure that framing it as "new" will help make it all the more "hip" to today's high-fashion followers. If the author had called it "old" or "stale" who would want to wear it?
The author also quotes Stephanie Meyerson from Stylesight, a company that "forecasts" fashion as saying:
Covered up can mean put-together (think "Gossip Girl") or disheveled (a bit of Mary-Kate-and-Ashley grunge meets Amy Winehouse). And even that look can have sexual connotations.
"It's the one-night-stand look," Meyerson said. As in the disheveled morning after, clothes with a slept-in feel."
I have to completely disagree that our teenagers, in their modest fashion choices will look either put-together or disheveled ala Mary Kate Olsen. The 'One-night-stand look'? Seriously? 'Sexual connotations'? Uhn-uh! Why is it that even modest fashions MUST have a sexual connotation to some people? Why can't modesty just simply be modest? That, I believe is in the eye and the mind of the beholder.
Besides the fact that if you are "shocked" by your daughters modest choice of clothing then I'm sorry but you have not been guiding her towards modesty. Not if her modesty "shocks" you. If you guide your daughter's (and son's) choices towards modesty from early on, you will not be shocked when they actually do choose modesty.
Yippee for all of us camisole, capsleeve-wearing high fashion women...we are finally right up there on the fashion scale with the Olsen Twins! Makes you just want to don your hole-y tights, big bug-eyed sunglasses and ratty scarf doesn't it?