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Bust Friendly Bolero Adjustable Neckline Dress with Sleeves by Hourglassy

Bust Friendly Bolero Adjustable Neckline Dress with Sleeves by Hourglassy

I’m going to interrupt all the fun in the sun we’ve been having with our swimsuit series to bring you back to the world of work from home. My obsession with Zoom call looks continues–it’s hard to get away from something that’s the equivalent of staring at my reflection in a mirror all day. On one of those days, I realized how much I love the color pop and neckline of my Princess Ella dress from Bolero. There’s one more detail that makes this dress ideal: it has sleeves. I wear my sleeveless adjustable neckline dress all summer long, but for certain work calls, I want...

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Off the Rack ~ Reviewing the Bolero “Hawaiian Princess” Dress by Hourglassy

Off the Rack ~ Reviewing the Bolero “Hawaiian Princess” Dress by Hourglassy

*Alert: If you sign up for our new newsletter this month (click the little envelope in the right column under CONNECT WITH US), you’ll receive a 20% off coupon for Bolero  Darlene and I have both reviewed Bolero brand dresses this week. It’s been ages since our last Bolero write-up, and founder Patricia has released so many pretty new cuts in the meantime. While Darlene was looking for the perfect dress for business Zoom calls, I’ve been craving cute summer styles to provide a little escape from real life. If I can’t see my family and friends and my usual beach trips...

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Off the Rack ~ Reviewing the Bolero Ruffled Romper by Hourglassy

Off the Rack ~ Reviewing the Bolero Ruffled Romper by Hourglassy

* Please note that the Bolero shop is on vacation August 21 through September 15, so you’ll have a to wait a couple weeks to place an order. Hope you enjoy this review in the meantime! This week, I’m reviewing another great Bolero find—the Ruffled Romper. For some reason this summer, when I’m not in my pajamas all day (hashtag quarantine life), I want to wear nothing but matching top and bottom sets or rompers. I even sewed my own two-piece set and a romper in recent weeks (look for those in upcoming posts). So when Bolero proprietress Patricia offered to...

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Reusable Face Masks by Bolero Beachwear: A Review by Broad Lingerie

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Reusable Face Masks by Bolero Beachwear: A Review by Broad Lingerie

Welcome to the new normal! By now we’re used to following best practices: frequent handwashing, physical distancing, and wearing a face mask. Wearing a mask doesn’t dramatically decrease your chances of catching COVID-19. Instead it reduces the chance of you inadvertently spreading COVID-19 to others. By wearing a reusable face mask you’re saying “I care about you and I care about my community.” So why not say it in style? Bolero Beachwear is known for their comfortable and practical curve-flattering dresses. I’ve always loved how designer Patricia McCaw mixes fit, practicality and style in her clothing design. When Patricia heard about mask shortages...

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Community Post: 'A Sophisticated Pair' Needs You!

We're going to take a break today from our usual fun fashion posts and talk about something near and dear to our hearts: the fate of 'A Sophisticated Pair' bra boutique in North Carolina.  A few weeks ago, Erica (the owner and my friend) posted a beautifully raw blog about her current situation with the boutique. Despite having recently celebrated their 7th anniversary, she felt ready to shut the boutique down for good. A combination of medical emergencies (cancer) and other life events had kept her away from the shop, which had lingered to the point that bills were becoming...

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