Business Casual as a Creative

I’ve always had an issue with dress codes. My high school spent a strangely large amount of money and time enforcing its nonsensical dress code (zippers, for example, were momentarily banned) which made the daily ‘what to wear’ challenge even more stressful. In college I worked at a now-defunct chain that allowed all facial piercings… until a new manager told me he … Keep reading…

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High/Low for Autumn | Where I Splurge and Where I Save

You know those matching furniture sets? The six- or seven-piece combos you see for sale in newspaper ads around the holidays? Everything matches. The quality and materials are universal. It all fits together perfectly. Too perfectly, if you ask me. *insert side eye* Those sets work for some people. If it’s your thing, great. There’s an option for everyone out there. I … Keep reading…

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Monochromatic Moment

I don’t consider it an overstatement to credit my first pair of black boots with my entire style identity. Vintage and knee high, those boots were the most scandalous thing I had ever worn. And I was obsessed. Starting in elementary school, as soon as school let out for the summer my mother and I would pack everything up and drive to … Keep reading…

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Summer-to-Fall Staples: Shopping at the End of the Season

This post is brought to you in partnership with adidas. There’s a lot associated with the end of summer. From the back-to-school season to the changing temperatures, everyone has a reason to be excited come August. For Lance and me, the start of autumn means one thing: vacation! His time off from work tends to come in August or September each year, … Keep reading…

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