A Story of Skirts | Preparing for Fall with Pitaya

Nine or ten autumns ago, I was a Doc Martin-clad teenager in an awkward situation. At the time, my ideal outfit consisted of thigh-high stockings and boots, topped with a torn tee and a miniskirt. Oh, the miniskirts. I loved miniskirts. Since I couldn’t quite find my ideal skirt, I used some fabric remnants to craft my own. It was short and heavily … Keep reading…

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Summertime Stripes | Dressing Up In The Heat, Part Two

 Man oh man, I love a good black-and-white stripe. On blouses, on sweaters, on peplum, on crop tops—it’s probably my favorite pattern, and I now own it in a formal version, thanks to this uber adorable ruffle dress from London Times. Now, I know what you’re thinking… A dress made entirely out of ruffles sounds painfully girlie. However, a neutrally-hued but incredibly bold pattern—LIKE … Keep reading…

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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 adjective overload when it comes to personal … Keep reading…

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Peplum Perfect | Must-Have Affordable Work Dress

There’s a little part of me that thinks I should stop talking about Target… And then that little part gets smothered by whatever highly affordable piece of clothing I find there, bring home and love. This week? I am obsessed with this striped Mossimo peplum dress. I love a column dress as much as the next gal, but isn’t it nice to … Keep reading…

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