So, the Best Holiday Ever is coming this weekend, and I still have no idea what or who I want to be. I swear I had plenty of ideas back in June--what happened to them?For inspiration, I looked at some of my costumes from years past:I MIGHT take this whole costume thing too seriously sometimes
AG shirt; vintage shorts and belt, Daniblack shoes I picked up these shorts for 99 cents at the St. Vincent de Paul on Este Avenue (which is now clearly my new favorite store) and took them up a few inches during a DIY sewing kick. I'm not usually into dressing matchy-matchy, but I couldn't resist wearing my striped espadrilles with a striped top--you know, as a nod to the whole holiday thing.
Between hanging out with my family, acting as an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes, and perfecting my smoothie-making technique (I'm up to two per day. Seriously, it's a problem), I spent most of the holiday weekend working on the new issue of Style Sample magazine. You can read the online version here, and order a copy of the print edition--which includes a pretty awesome bonus feature on personal styling--here. I didn't even get to see
Hope everyone had a happy new year! Mine was spent in seclusion save a few sanity-preserving outings: NYE New Year's Eve was spent hunkered down on the couch, swathed in a Smurf-blue Snuggie with my computer on my lap. There was a very klassy orange juice and beer toast with FriendBoy at midnight before I got back to work and finally nodded off around 3am. How exciting! Quick tip: Do not try to use the bathroom while wearing