The power of the DVF wrap dress

What do these 5 photos have in common?
I first found this blue wrap dress while shopping consignment and living in Sydney, Australia, I knew right away that this wrap dress was a knock off of the infamous DFV wrap dress. Diane Von Furstenberg is a fashion icon and fabulous female entrepreneur. The dress fit me like a glove – the wrap dress is suited for most body types. I loved it and felt great in it.

When I moved to San Francisco, I was eager to go consignment shopping. Lo and behold, I found the same DVF knock off, same color, same wrap, same size, different label. I bought it. I cut the SF dress to wear as a shirt so I could have the versatility from this dress I love.

Next I saw this image of DVF and I had to compare it to my ‘selfie’ wearing my knock off and Boom! There it is, me, side by side with DVF!

Shortly after that, I noticed this image on the wallpaper in my bathroom, of a woman wearing the same dress pattern, though not a wrap dress, I thought it may have been an inspiration for Miss DVF. Yes, my bathroom is wallpapered with Pre-War Shanghai posters showcasing “the modern woman” – quite appropriate for me…I knew I had to add it to this collection.

Recently I went to SFMOMA and as I walked into the main entrance,
I was greeted by this massive graphic above me, yes, this pattern and color was very familiar to me and I had to take the photo of it to compare it with these dresses. Boom, again! 

This past week while hunting the shops on Haight Street, I saw this shiny dress hanging above me, I could not deny the pattern and color and had to add it to this collection. I’m just waiting for the next one to share with you!

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Morning Glory Boutique, Burlingame, CA

Took some time to visit a wonderful boutique in Burlingame,CA.
@morninggloryboutique has not only chic collections but extremely friendly staff.
You will feel sexy and romantic in this boutique. I had such a great time
selecting my favorite items that include a repurposed shrug by
my friend @mirandacaroligne, a gorgeous wool coat made in Iceland
and the most contemporary designed dress/pant jumpsuit that made me feel
extremely sexy. Check out all the goodies in my video.

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Repeat Performance – Filmore Street Pac Heights

Repeat Performance on Fillmore Street – shoe sale for women like me who have size 10-11
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The San Francisco Symphony Repeat Performance; proceeds benefit the symphony.
SIZE 10, 10.5 and 11 shoes for us big foot girls! 200 pairs are on sale for $58 each!
I bought mine! There are plenty of metallic, suede, leather, bright colored waiting for you!
Whether you’re looking for a music lover or a one-of-a-kind vintage collectable, the Symphony stores can help. Fine designer fashions, jewelry, art, china, silver, books furniture and housewares at Repeat Performance on Fillmore Street. Merchandise is by donation from Symphony patrons and leagues, and local Pacific Heights neighbors, and sets the standard for quality and stylish goods at affordable prices.
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