An not-so-sudden attack of The Procrastinations means I have lots of last-minute shopping to do. Running around town in a panic seems like a good time to wear an overcoat, right? Thrifted coat, pants, vest, and blouse; vintage gloves and heels
I've had my eye on this asymmetric draped blouse for a while; A delicate type pattern makes this sweet little bowtie the perfect blend of masculine and feminine; After several unsuccessful DIY attempts, it's time to graduate to a real flash diffuser; I tend to be pretty hard on bags--this big leather beauty looks like my next victim; I'm afraid I can no longer deny it: I want an iPad, please; My inner font fiend
5th and Vine, 1907 I recently wrote an article about Cincinnati's shopping history for the December issue of A-Line magazine. Real talk: writing is NOT my favorite pastime. But research? I've been doing research projects since encyclopedias and card catalogs were the only way to find information and I LOVE research. LOVE IT. If it were up to me, I'd forego all that "writing" jazz and and just list a bunch of facts I find interesting.
I've been trying to figure out a respectful, interesting way to wear the barong FriendBoy got on our trip to the Philippines, and I think I'm finally satisfied. Vintage skirt, belt, and sweater; barong from SM Dept. Store; Jessica Simpson boots The fuzzy cardigan takes it from exotic and tropical to comfy and cozy, just the way I like.
I wanted a canopy bed SO badly when I was little--this tree bed would've been right up my alley; QR codes seem to be everywhere these days, but I've never seen a QR code in 3-D; ABT soloist Misty Copeland (she's a favorite of PRINCE, y'all) has been an inspiration since I first read about her in Suede magazine years ago; This horse sculpture created from found driftwood is grotesquely lovely; I love that the
Camera bags exist to serve a very specific function: to safely and securely hold camera equipment. Most have padded compartments designed to fit a DSLR camera body, a lens or two, a flash, and maybe spot for cash and keys. Unfortunately, they're usually UGLY. I'm talking black-and-gray-nylon-and-elasticized-mesh ugly.When I'm carrying my camera around getting street style shots or working on a photography project, I prefer to carry a bag that
I've been searching for a reasonably work-appropriate leather skirt, lamenting all the skirts I've loved and passed on buying before. Then it hit me--I already have a leather dress. Why not work with THAT? I've worn it before
Gotta love a beaded skull cap made for an actual skull; I need it to be summer so I can have one of these backyard movie-viewing shindigs; I've been spending way too much time browsing historical photos of Cincinnati via the treasure trove that is the US National Archives; I love the effect of a sheer shade covering a sparkly chandelier; Good abstract art always makes me feel crazy and calm at the same time;