Hung out with Mrs. Claus and friends at the 4th Street Boutique Open House. It took all kinds of restraint not to take advantage of the 60% off sale, but that's not to say I won't be back soon for the stuff in the window display
It's officially COLD with a capital K, so as I was browsing Style.com, I was inspired by the warm and fuzzy fur vests in a few of the Fall shows. I don't buy new fur, but y'all know I can't resist vintage, so I decided to pull out the ol' Monchichi vest and high-waisted teacher pants. Vintage vest & purse, thrifted gloves, trousers & blouse, DKNY heels I felt half '70s Charlie girl, half
Hands down, the best part of the Dress for Success Style Tour was meeting new people. From Ms. Garr at Savannah G rocking purple streaks in her hair, to Nancy at Talk of the Town proclaiming herself "the happiest broke person you'll ever meet", not one person was in it for money. Everyone I encountered just decided to take a risk and do what they love. The second best part? Finding new places to shop!
Even considering the possibility of causing a rip in the time/space continuum, how dope would it be to have an evil twin (or two) so the "real" you could rest, or take a vacation, or at least get a massage or something? Plus, your wardrobe would double
Click to enlarge full-size1. Gold leaf (get it?) heels from Sarah Burton's first full collection for Alexander McQueen. Methinks she done good. Style.com2. This Dries van Noten shirt dress looks like something Shelley Long would've worn as the prissy scout leader in Troop Beverly Hills. Right up my alley. Farfetch.com3. With the holidays right around the corner, it is once again time for cherpumple: a cherry pie inside a white cake, on top of an
On Saturday I took a break from my post-magazine release Internet sabbatical to interact with real, live people at a party/fundraiser for the United Way billed as The Event of the Season. I have to say, hanging out in a penthouse condo overlooking the lights of downtown isn't a bad way to spend a few hours. The weather was still fairly balmy (for November, anyway), so I took the opportunity to wear the
DFS donation drop-off Yesterday, I stopped by the 4th Street Boutique to drop off an extremely generous donation of clothing from Soho Boutique (remember them from the Style Tour?) Trunk packed and ready to go! There was some good stuff in the pile--Alice & Olivia blouses, a Shoshanna dress, all kinds of contemporary brands, really. I kind of wanted to keep some of it