Every Sunday morning, you head to the corner diner and order coffee and pancakes. You use this time to catch up on the news and chat with regulars at the counter. On this particular Sunday, you feel like ditching the denim and getting all dolled up to sip your beverage and quietly take in the world. You know that good fashion always comes with a side order of confidence. Also, you can’t wait another day to wear your new, turquoise sleeveless, fit-and-flare shirtdress by designer brand Ryu. Since 2008, Ryu has handcrafted small batches of garments that help women express their individuality, artistic expression, and whimsy through a fine fashion. You are definitely hungry to show your neighbors this cotton, retro-inspired, beige-sashed darling, which you have expertly paired with ankle socks, T-stap Mary Janes, and a polka dot silk scarf. You are quickly learning that in life, it is indeed the journey, and not the destination, that counts. Though, it does seem like a bonus that certain steps on life’s path include sweet frocks like this one, and warm helpings of homemade cherry pie.