The Daring Julia Ann on the Flying Trapeze

The Daring Julia Ann on the Flying Trapeze

Ah, trapeze dresses, how I love thee… I’ve been regularly wearing this silhouette for the past decade. I distinctly remember picking up my first trapeze dress the summer before my senior year of high school: it was (is, actually, I still have it) blue with a dusty teal and grey pattern, and we found it while back-to-school shopping at Old Navy. My … Keep reading…

Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow

Bell sleeves are one of my favorites. Excluding while washing my hands and/or lighting a candle, the long, flowing fabric is simply fun to wear; the fact that I like how it looks is just icing on the cake. Bell sleeves make me want to flail around like the Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man, and I have used them on at least … Keep reading…

The Pumpkin Spice of Outfits

The Pumpkin Spice of Outfits

Cinnamon is the name of the game for my autumn wardrobe — if it looks, smells, or tastes like a pumpkin spice latte, I’m on board, and that includes styling this copper-colored suede shift I wore a bit back for brisker temps. Mixing neutrals is one of my favorite looks for fall, and this outfit had the added bonus of mixing a plethora … Keep reading…

Sunday in Suede

Sunday in Suede

I don’t think I hide the fact that I prefer winter to summer and autumn to spring. I was outside in the sun long enough to attend one church sale this weekend and a random older woman recommended I get in the shade. “You’re very… p…” she paused. “Pale,” I said. She tried to cover with porcelain. It’s cool, lady friend; you accepted … Keep reading…

Rose Gold and Wood

Rose Gold and Wood

How much wood would a wood watch watch if a wood watch could watch wood? Was that a bit of a stretch? Even for me? Let me give you the brief version, free of lousy puns: Jord, a St. Louis-based company, makes fantastic wood watches – and was nice enough to send me one. See for yourself. Currently wearing… Cora watch, c/o JORD … Keep reading…