Summer Blues

♫ ♪ ♩ Oh, the weather outside is frightful / and the knits in my closet look delightful / which has made me miss the days of snow / humidity can go, it can go, it can go…(straight to hell.) ♩  ♪ ♬  Notice the mystical look to the air in these photos? That’s the humidity, and … Read more

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Mixing Patterns Because I Have No Choice

Remember when I mentioned we’re moving? The apartment is currently at the worst part of packing: unorganized, messy, and unreachable. Some things are in nicely-labeled boxes, but most things are in half-filled open boxes spread across the floor. It looks like an Urban Outfitters on 50%-off clearance day (or the shoe section at every Midwestern … Read more

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Layering By Numbers | A Basic Introduction to the Magical World of Layering

After a long fashion talk with a coworker on my lunch break, I decided today is the day: Today, darlings, we’ll talk about why layering works. Run! Head for your closet! Grab every knit item you own! It’s time! Okay, let’s start with something simple. Sticking to an all-black (okay, mainly black) outfit makes layering … Read more

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Seeing Stripes & Spots [+ the start of STLFW Spring ’14]

This embellished white shirt is my new favorite wardrobe addition, and I cannot stop wearing it. There’s something about a loose-fitting tee that screams ‘Tuck me in ever-so-slightly!’ And while I normally do just that with a pair of skinny jeans, this top is twice as nice when paired with a work-ready skirt. The end … Read more

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The Pattern-Clashing, Texture-Mixing Mad Woman

I keep being asked how I describe my style. Am I edgy? Am I trendy? Am I glamorous? Do I utilize some classic prep tailoring, then pair it with a bit of boho-chic flair? While it’s a totally valid question, it’s not an easy one; I’m a damn writer, and even I think there’s the occasional … Read more

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