Sleepy shopping for STLFW, part one

I might have mentioned before that anymore, I am exhausted after work. Exhausted in the sense that I have no idea how long I wandered the mall after work or how much I spent on this slice of cookie pie I am currently devouring… nor do I care, as I left the mall with two amazingly-priced dresses and this scrumptious slice of … Keep reading…

Nobody likes you when you’re 23.

Nobody likes you when you’re 23.

Happy birthday to me / Friday I turned 23 / I wore a silly outfit / You can scroll down to see. (And maaany moooorree!) That’s right, it’s a birthday round-up. Maybe I’m feeling old and nostalgic (kidding) or maybe, as I threw together my perfect birthday outfit this weekend, I realized it’s always a little silly each year… And I think … Keep reading…

Cardigans + shift dresses saved my Tuesday

Cardigans and shift dresses may or may not have saved my day. Cardigans and shift dresses and my amazing boyfriend and adorable pets and glorious, glorious coffee… But we’ll focus on cardigans and shift dresses. In case you didn’t see on Instagram, I was really, really awake this morning… and then really, really tired. Lance made the espresso– thanks again, handsome, for … Keep reading…

Lady in black

Spring is in the air, I know, I know, but my wardrobe is trying to enjoy the last bits of winter. Layers, dark colors, thick fabrics… I might have written about wearing more color, but there’s something so sharp about a monochromatic outfit in black. By mixing textures and shapes the outfit maintains dimension, even without the inclusion of excess color. Monochromatic … Keep reading…

Blazers, up-dos and dresses– oh my!

Here’s the deal: I’m sleepy. I need more coffee than ever. I’m still becoming acquainted with my new job, my new schedule, all while trying to be the best writer I can be– and look classtastic. I’m perpetually tethered to my planner, my notebook, Thesaurus.com and an AP Styleguide. I’m attempting to become a morning person, and it is tricky, plain and … Keep reading…