Fashion, Travel, Poetry

Fair Trade Fashion: Mata Traders

Season: Fall
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DRESS – Mata Traders
EARRINGS – Mata Traders
KNEE SOCKS – old, similar
BOOTS – Earth, similar
BAG – Rebecca Minkoff
LIP – Burt’s Bees (Ruby Ripple)

I’m big on finding excuses to play dress up, so when the Lyric Opera invited me to the opening night of their current show, Die Walküre, I jumped at the opportunity. First, of course, the question was what to wear. I rather enjoyed wearing a full-on gown the last time I went to the Lyric,… View Article

Opening Night of Die Walküre at the Lyric Opera

Season: Fall
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I’m big on finding excuses to play dress up, so when the Lyric Opera invited me to the opening night of their current show, Die Walküre, I jumped at the opportunity.

DRESS – Eliza J (red version, pink version)
RING – family heirloom (similar)
CLUTCH – vintage (similar)
EARRINGS – Nordstrom Rack (similar)
BRACELET – Charming Charlie (c/o, similar)
SHOES – (v similar)
LIP – Burts Bees (Sunset Cruise)

I always envy people who are very into one thing. As a bit of a lifelong chameleon, I find something admirable in a person knowing themselves well enough to be able cleave to one specific style, hobby, or way of living without ever changing. I have a coworker whose sense of style is like this…. View Article

Witch Dress

Season: Fall
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DRESS – BeachLunchLounge
SANDALS – Vionic
RINGS – Many Hands Trading Company
EARRINGS – Charming Charlie (similar)
HANDBAG – StyleWe (similar)

I hope your summer finished up well! Now that it’s fall, I’ve been turning to pants outfits more and more and I find myself continually reaching for my comfy Betabrand dress pant yoga pants. There just so darn comfy. I’m always a fan of mixing old and new garments in my closet, so I was… View Article

Comfy Workwear Inspiration

Season: Summer
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TOP – New York and Company (old, similar)
PANTS – Betabrand
WEDGES – Vionic
HANDBAG – Tory Burch
BANGLES – New York and Company (old, similar)
NECKLACE – Etsy
EARRINGS – Kenneth Jay Lane
SUNGLASSES – Quay Australia
NAILS – Essie (Sew Me)
LIP – Burts Bees (Hibiscus)