The lace-up clothing trend doesn’t seem to be fading, and I am thrilled. I actually feel a little odd calling it a trend at all since it’s far from new, but that’s a fashion feud for another day. Not only does lace-up clothing offer a fun peek of skin, but it creates loose-fitting clothing, AKA my favorite style of apparel. Some people … Keep reading…

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Consistent warm weather is on the horizon, which means shorts season is fast approaching. I have a whole stack of jeans to (attempt) to turn into shorts this year, but it’s always harder than I anticipate. For now, I’m sticking with these trusty cut-offs from hazel2blue – oh, and a pair of tights, as my pale legs look even weirder since I’ve … Keep reading…

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I fell in love with St. Louis when I bought this shirt. I was fourteen or so, and I’d snagged a spot in a friend of a friend’s car to come down from our Central Illinois hometown for a show at The Pageant or Mississippi Nights — Maybe the Summer of Ska tour? Too much fun blurs together. — and we arrived early enough … Keep reading…

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It’s sunny and warm and I’m confused. It isn’t shorts-weather, for me anyway, but the parka is definitely on hold for the time being. I wasn’t anticipating it to heat up so quickly, so my closet is still full of sweaters and sweatshirts and sweater-leggings. Not exactly what I need. After a little digging, I found this Lower Class Brats shirt my … Keep reading…

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