Wednesday, January 1, 2014

2013: A year in Review

Well it has definitely been one heck of a year! It was one of the best years for my career/work, but it was also one of the worst for my personal life.  This blog is an outlet for me to continue striving and reminding myself what goals I want to achieve.

 I know I have a few loyal readers and I'd also like to thank you all for reading my blog! It means a lot that someone has the patience (by the time I post something) and interest to see what goes on in my corner of the world. I also promise that 2014 will be full of more frequent blog posts.

So here is 2013 in a nutshell


Film noir photo shoot with Casa Noir Photography

February- March:

Made and sold my first custom designed dress for a paying client. 


Made a 1930's, which I happened to burn the fabric.

Through the Alley (me) lent vintage hats & helped style a Edgar Gomez fashion show. 

Photography by SterlingFX Photography


Went to A-Kon 24 & wore the Kimono I made last year.


Through the Alley (me) got to prop style a spread for Bleep Magazine.

August - September:

Participated in Fall For Cotton Sew Along.


Created a step by step DIY cat ears project.

Through the Alley lent vintage bags and eye glasses for the up and coming Noble Elizabeth line by Adrienne Sparkman Hall. I was even given a shout out from DFW Daily Style.


I made a dress that I didn't like at all. However, all my lovely followers on instagram & here told me it was great! So I changed my mind.

Got a mid century bar & had a Mad Men Inspired shoot with Casa Noir Photography. The dress was also made by me.

Had the opportunity to help out at a Miss Me fashion show with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. The show was styled by celebrity stylist Laurie Graham

This really was a special year for Through the Alley! My name has been put out and people are starting to acknowledge me as a vintage stylist. Many thanks to those who have helped make this possible! You guys know who you are! <3 nbsp="" p="">

I truly am excited to see what 2014 brings!

Tune back tomorrow for my New Year's Resolution!

Much love,



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  2. what a wonderful year, that very first photo of you is absolutely gorgeous!