Pattern Explosion in Hues of Blue

I noticed a lot of blue, patterned items hanging near each other in my closet. When it was time to wear one, I decided to wear them all. If one blue, patterned piece is good, three must be great, right? Right. Currently wearing… Asymmetrical Jacquard Wrap Front Mini Skirt c/o Express [HERE on sale – size … Read more

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Cat-Approved Casual Friday

It’s Friddddaaaayyyyyyy! I work in a casual office, so jeans are appropriate any day, but I do recall from my days at the paper how amazing getting out of the pencil skirt and into the skinny jeans felt every Friday. The stretch, the comfort, the fact that it didn’t require tights… So much yes. And … Read more

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Leather, Suede, Shearling

“Does this look okay?” I asked my husband the first time I paired my faux shearling vest with my moto jacket. “Yeah, I like it.” “Do I look like Bane?” “Oh yeah, totally, but like… in a good way.” In case your household doesn’t abide by the semi-annual Batman viewing ours seems to, let me … Read more

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Dressing for the Holidays: Metallic Blues

So many outfit colors pop this time of year, from festive cranberry to snowy white. When I decided to do a series of holiday looks, blue wasn’t even one of the colors I’d considered — I wasn’t against it, it just didn’t even come to mind. Then I spotted this metallic blue dress and started imagining … Read more

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The Life, Death, and Resurrection of the ‘Going-Out Top’

Being back at my mother’s house for the holiday has me twenty types of nostalgic. Lance and I are from the same hometown, so any trip here is a myriad of “Remember this…” and “Were you there for that?” The fact that this trip started with a Thanksgiving Eve bar show featuring bands we used to … Read more

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