The great thing about having a mom who reads your blog (besides the fact that supportive moms are the best EVER), is that they kind of already know what you want for Christmas. Selfish Wish List posts are like public letters to Santa! I posted this query for flat boots and reader Tamu really came through with suggestions. I got these comfy Calvin Klein boots for Christmas! After expressing my obsession with non-ugly camera bags, I found
Something about this Swedish sitting room feels beach-y and mod at the same time; I'm liking the idea of a short-short dress with a bright red blazer for New Year's; Thumbs up for non-corny letterpress wedding invitations in one of my favorite color combinations; A Send A Salami sign is the perfect fodder for inappropriate-yet-clever banter; If I could fit things over my hair I'd wear headdresses ALL THE TIME; This literal interpretation of a
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.