Alley Cat

What did one cat nylon say to the other? Are you ‘stocking’ me?! What did the cat tights say to the shoes? Check meow-t. What do you call affordable, adorable feline-inspired legwear? Purrfect. Check me out on Instagram or Pinterest, and you’ll see I’m a wee bit cat-obsessed. [And cat-approved fashion is one of my … 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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Lions and stripes and cut-offs, oh my!

Since the Saint Louis Fashion Week Designer Showcase, I have been obsessed with the vintage Neiman Marcus vest. I mentioned before that the vest was part of my childhood dress-up box, but I didn’t really explain what that meant. As a kid, I had the greatest toy a future fashion addict could have: a killer dress-up … 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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Peep-Toe Pattern Party

Ever play the closet matching game? It’s a morning favorite of mine. Hold up two or three unrelated items and see if they could go together in an outfit; it’s kind of like the closet computer from Clueless, except not nearly as strict. Play with the textures, the patterns, the colors, and the cuts to see … Read more

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