Just a few weeks ago Bridget and I traveled to Virginia City, Nevada where Bridget was speaking at a paranormal convention. I had never heard of Virginia City before it’s an old little mining town that is 45 minutes up the mountain from Reno, Nevada. This little mining town is really small but holds a lot of history.  It still has wooden sidewalks, all the stores still have that small town feeling and it feels like you have traveled back in time. During the mining bonanza in 1873 Virginia City was turning people into millionaires because the area was rich in silver and gold.  San Francisco was built on Comstock silver which is from Virginia City. The mines during 1873 brought around $300 million dollars of mineral deposits which would be billions now. The town itself is very small, it’s makes for a great day trip if you are in…

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  Betsey Johnson is a fashion icon and has her clothing has influenced and inspired people all over the world with her fun and playful style. As for me, I have a close connection with her line, Betsey Johnson was my entire youth. I wore her dress for my eighth grade graduation, my high school graduation and all throughout my college years.  She was a staple in my wardrobe because her styles are flirty, fun, sexy, and colorful.  I felt like when you bought her clothing you really were showing a part of your personality and spirit through it.  Betsey is a visionary in the fashion world and created her own path, she inspires women to have fun with fashion and enjoy what you are wearing. In 2004 Betsey turned her boutique brand into the Betsey Johnson label which expanded into a lifestyle brand that includes intimates, handbags and leather goods,…

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  Rebecca Moses is a renowned designer and artist. Currently she has collaborated with Alcantara, an Italian company that is known from making a modern sustainable material that is used in a broad range of industries such as automobiles, tech companies and interiors in addition to fashion.  The collection Rebecca has designed ranges from hand painted dresses, capes, a turban, skirts, and accessories.  The accessories are fun and colorful ranging from handbags to jewelry.  She also hand painted and illustrated faces on mannequins for her installation with Alcantara. When you think of Alcantara you don’t necessarily think of the brand as a fashion label until you see what can be done with the fabrics.  From dresses to trench coats, Rebecca really brings the fabric to life with her designs and art.  It’s amazing what can be created with this sustainable fabric you would never think that the same material could…

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