Fashion, Travel, Poetry

Summer Workwear: Leaf Print Shirtdress

Season: Summer
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DRESS – Target
HEELS – Sole Society
BAG – Rebecca Minkoff
WATCH – Kate Spade
RING – gifted (similar)
EARRINGS – Charming Charlie (similar)
LIP – Burt’s Bees (Niagara Overlook)

I’m curious–do you notice anything subtly different about me? Hint: check the hair. Do you see it? It’s most obvious in the picture below. I’ve decided to part my hair down the middle. After looking around at other bloggers, friends, and poking through fashion trends I realized that my old side part was starting to… View Article

How to Wear a Wrap Skirt

Season: Summer
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I'm curious--do you notice anything subtly different about me? Hint: check the hair.

SKIRT – Orchid Lane
TANK TOP – Target
FLIP FLOPS – Vionic
STRAW BAG – Love Bohemians
SCARF – Banana Republic (similar)
RING – Moonstone Magic (c/o)
NECKLACE – Primitive (similar)
BRACELET – street vendor (similar)
EARRINGS – Charming Charlie
LIP – Burt’s Bees (Niagara Overlook)
TOES – Revlon

You may have noticed some changes around here. I took a bit of a blogging break in June to do a bit of relaxing and re-centering. When I came back, I realised that I wanted to update my blog’s layout in a way that really allowed my content to shine, so I put together this… View Article

Summer Maxi Dress Outfit

Season: Summer
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Too many mornings of late have found me in front of my wardrobe staring at the same old garments feeling bored. I transitioned to a capsule wardrobe in March of this year, and at first it felt like a glorious, chic dream had taken over my closet. Each morning, I pulled out a dress and… View Article

Why I Quit My Capsule Wardrobe

Too many mornings of late have found me in front of my wardrobe staring at the same old garments feeling bored. I transitioned to a capsule wardrobe in March of this year, and at first it felt like a glorious, chic dream had taken over my closet. Each morning, I pulled out a dress and a cardigan or a shirt and a pair of trousers that perfectly matched and fit well. But as the months wore on, those outfits started to feel ever more tired to me.

I’ll never tire of this bun clutch. Buns are the best, even in owl form. This spring Kate Spade was bought by Coach for 2.4 billion dollars. This makes me nervous–I’m so-so on coach. In general I find them to be a bit boring as a brand, saturating the market with generic, logo-printed handbags. I’m… View Article

Colorblock Fit-and-Flare from Eliza J

Season: Summer
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DRESS – Eliza J
HEELS – Banana Republic (old, similar)
CLUTCH – Kate Spade
CHARM BRACELET – Kate Spade
RING – Gorjana
EARRINGS – Charming Charlie (similar)
LIP – Burt’s Bees (Hawaiian Smolder)

Hands down, my favorite place to look for colorful maxi dresses is Nordstrom Rack. I scored some stellar Felicity and Coco maxis there this past winter for my trip to Hawaii, and I recently stopped in over my lunch break and found this fun Maggy London dress. I’m a big fan of Maggy London’s colorful,… View Article

Maggy London Colorful Maxi Outfit

Season: Summer
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DRESS – Maggy London
HANDBAG – StyleWe (similar)
SANDALS – Charming Charlie (old, similar)
BRACELET – Charming Charlie (old, similar)
RING 1 – Shashi
RING 2 – Gorjana
EARRINGS – Nordstrom Rack (similar)
TOES – Vinylux (Tropix)
LIP – Burt’s Bees (Sunset Cruise)

Willkommen to Part 2 of my Germany travel diary. Missed Part 1? Check it out here. This chunk of the diary covers our travels between the Rhine’s wine country and Passau, where we left for our Viking River Cruise. German Wine Route My father-in-law is big into wine, so when I put together our itinerary… View Article

Travel Diary: Bavaria

Location: Bavaria, Germany
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Willkommen to Part 2 of my Germany travel diary. I'm focusing on Bavaria in this post, so prepare yourself for pictures of beer, quaint medieval towns, and all the German fare your stomach can handle. Onward!