Not that I would claim to be an expert, but I've been shopping online since 1999 or so, back when I worked for Victoria's Secret in the online customer service department. Since then, a lot has changed--some sites have disappeared (remember Girlshop?), sites like etsy have given independent designers a stronger voice, and I've purchased many many more pairs of shoes--but there are still shops I consider to be my go-to shopping destinations.
Here, in no particular
The crazy schedule of the fashion industry (Spring shows in September, Fall shows in February) has thrown off my seasonal sensibilities for years. As a result, I usually start craving Fall items around the beginning of July or so. It's kind of ridiculous--in the midst of watching fireworks on Sawyer Point in 90-degree weather wearing short-shorts and a tank top, I'm daydreaming about boots and sweaters!
This year, the craving has set in a bit early
The thing about Sunday brunch is that it usually occurs immediately after I've rolled out of bed, which leaves precious little time for primping. Inspired by the recent onslaught of sweats on the runway, I decided to try my hand at wearing them outside of the house--in public, even!
Cardigan and pants, Forever 21; tank, Victoria's Secret; heels, Steve Madden; clutch, vintage; earrings and ring, Urban Outfitters.
I think the real trick is to keep the colors
I found this old Boy Scout shirt when I was digging through my closet and decided I really wanted to wear it with something sparkly and girly for contrast.
Of course, a grown woman wearing a Boy Scout shirt meant the comments from the peanut gallery were in full force:
"Are you going camping? Can you pitch my tent? Did you earn your badge in (insert blatant ignorance here)?"
I started to wonder why I bought that shirt at the thrift store
June 3, 2009
I don't know about everyone else, but I firmly believe that anything I eat outside of a 30-mile radius of my home contains zero fat and no calories. Fried foods, cotton candy, sugary baked goods--no matter what it is, it will not contribute to weight gain because I'm not eating it at home. It's scientific, trust me.
I've actually been pretty "good" while here in DC, but last night we went to Georgia Brown's and, welllll