Friends, I came this close to forgetting that today, June 22nd is National Onion Rings Day. Now I must be honest: I rarely eat onion rings, subscribing as I do to the adage (attributed to Kate Moss) that nothing tastes as good as being thin feels. But if I were to eat onion rings, this is the day I'd be eating them and I'd even share mine with you!
I really want to make another Ivy-style summer blazer, readers -- and maybe even a vest (my first).
This time I'll be using McCall's 5051 (above, from 1959) in a Size 34 chest (the smallest men's size available). I'm hoping it fits me better than oversized Vogue 9445, which became Michael's tropical print blazer. I think this McCall's blazer will likely to be a solid or simple stripe -- no hibiscus need apply.
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