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…

Tales of Great Sales | The $6 Lace Dress

Tales of Great Sales | The $6 Lace Dress

Oh, my beloved T.J.Maxx — your sales never cease to amaze me, but your customers’ continuing inability to try on apparel that hangs poorly leaves me perpetually baffled. More for me, I guess! Today’s installment of Tales of Great Sales follows along almost word-for-word with one of my favorites: The Nearly 95% Off Rachel Roy Dress. Where that Rachel Roy dress had piles of shapeless … 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…

Learning to Wear Leggings

Learning to Wear Leggings

Until about two weeks ago, I didn’t wear leggings outside of the home as pants. And then I changed my mind. Well, I should clarify: I mainly changed my mind because leggings arrived on my doorstep. If they hadn’t been under my mailbox, I don’t know if I would have ever tried them. But alas, when you must pass a pair of … Keep reading…