More work finally coming to fruition! In "Pale as a Ghost Sign", I once again dug into local history to learn about the stories behind the fading painted signs found on brick walls scattered around downtown and OTR. Sifting through old city directories and chatting with sign experts and enthusiasts was a hella fun exercise in research nerdery, and I invite you to check it out (on the cover!) in the April 3rd issue of
So I know I just took another unexpected hiatus, but it was for good reason, I promise: I finally took a break from errythang and went on a trip to Miami and Key West! I hung out on South Beach, did some shopping, relaxed on the beach, enjoyed yummy banana daiquiris by the pool, took a leisurely bike ride around the island, explored botanical gardens, and ate everything in sight--in short, it was an awesome
So remember when I was MIA from the blog because I was working on work as well as several other projects? Well, some of the fruits of that labor are now available for public consumption! Lessons from a Drag Queen For Lessons from a Drag Queen, I interviewed drag performer Mystique Summers for the March issue of Her Cincinnati to glean some tips about the skills that elude many women, like the proper way to walk in
I bought this vintage matador skirt from NVISION after seeing it at a fashion show and immediately falling in Fashion Love. You know that love-at-first-sight feeling you get when you see a dress/skirt/top that seems like it was made with you in mind? Yeah, it was like that. Vintage skirt and vest; VS cardigan, Rupert Sanderson boots
This street style photo caught my eye--I love the Laura Ingalls-meets-dominatrix mashup of sweet maxi dress + sky-high stripper heels. I noticed quite a few romantic-ish maxi dresses on the Fall 2013 runways as well: Top: Zuhair Murad, Kenzo, Givenchy Bottom: Mara Hoffman, Giles, Preen You could easily come up with your own interpretation of this look for Spring--because really, who wants to wait ‘til Fall? I found a sweet floral frock and red tank dress
I used to be one of those smart people who read books; then the Internets came along and turned me into one of those not-so-smart people with the attention span of a flea. However, sometimes I find interesting things to "read" (AKA skim so I learn just enough to pretend to know what I’m talking about) and I like to share those things! We can pretend to be smart together! 1. Like most fashion lovers, I
So last night the Lite Hearted Donut pop-up shop on Vine Street hosted Style Me Sweet in conjunction with Sloane Boutique in honor of their 140-calorie no-guilt donut. Honestly, I did feel some guilt due to the fact that the donut was just one of a series of pastries I consumed, but the fashion more than made up for it! I am SO ready for Spring.