Donna Karan blazer, thrifted pants and oxford, DKNY shoesAfter finding this series of pictures, a bright pink blazer seemed like a fun counterpoint to army green boy's trousers. "Delectable Neon" images by Cobalt123
Sometimes you have to design a document around a minimal amount of text--this is often the case with announcements, lists, and those extra boring (and seemingly unnecessary) reports most employers require.Most of the time, the first instinct is to try to make the content fit the page by enlarging the text, quadruple-spacing the lines, or (god forbid) adding little pieces of clip art. Please don't do this! I will hunt you down
Sometimes it's all I can do to drag myself out of bed, let alone get into corporate power-bitch mode. I've been a proponent of the "dressy sweats" trend for a while, and even though I usually work from home now, this trick still comes in handy when I have to look halfway decent but don't feel like getting dressed up. Victoria's Secret camisole and pants I bought these cotton & cashmere blend
Vintage blouse, H&M top, BDG jeans, handcrafted clutch, Sigerson Morrison booties Returning from tropical paradise to gray skies and ice storms has me all discombobulated, and I'm feeling as gray as the stone cold skies. It's crazy how much the weather affects my mood--does that happen to anyone else?
Near the end of January, FriendBoy and I took a trip to the Philippines for a friend's wedding and a much-needed respite from the cold weather. Snacks On a Plane. Sorry, I couldn't resist. After a looong trip from Cincinnati (including a "hidden" re-fueling stop in Japan), we landed in Manila a full day and a half after we left. Thanks, International Date Line. We met up with the two other couples on the
10 days ago, I left for a trip to the Philippines thinking I could use my phone's handy-dandy WordPress app to blog from anywhere in the world! WRONG. It turns out that developing island provinces are NOT flush with wi-fi hotspots. Who knew? Anywho, I'm back now! I'll post some pictures when I'm able to stay awake for more than 5 minutes at a time, but I did want to point out this miraculous feat
I'm a big fan of independent publications, so when I come across magazines I enjoy, I like to share! Right now, I'm reading Pure and Papercut. Pure is created in Portugal and available online (free, baby!) as a downloadable PDF. Fine, I don't actually read it since my knowledge of Portuguese is limited to Teena Marie songs (RIP Lady Tee), but it's fun to look at the pictures and see what they're up to on
Trying to figure out what to wear? Work with pieces you already have: Old Navy oxford, Vanessa Bruno waistcoat, Topshop skirt, Urban Outfitters tights, Anthropologie Cube Art scarf, Sam Edelman shoes My version: Banana Republic blouse; vintage vest, skirt, and scarf; Dolce Vita shoes Try it yourself!