Fashion, Travel, Poetry

Scaling Back

In the past few weeks I've had a series of insights about the work I've done on this blog and the kind of content I'm producing. Mostly those insights have pointed me in the direction of drastically changing the nature of this blog, and I'd like to share why that is.

Mostly, it's important for me to share this post so you won't wonder why I've disappeared.

With New Year’s Eve upon us I thought I’d share a my favorite looks by season with you all, as well as the highlights of my year. Overall 2014 was… a bit of a tough year, at least when compared with the profound awesomeness of 2013 (not surprising, given that 13 has always been a… View Article

The Year in Review

Season: Winter
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With New Year’s Eve upon us I thought I’d share a my favorite looks by season with you all, as well as the highlights of my year. Overall 2014 was… a bit of a tough year, at least when compared with the profound awesomeness of 2013 (not surprising, given that 13 has always been a lucky number for me). In 2013 I got engaged, went on a wonderful whirlwind tour of Italy, relaxed on the private beach of a gorgeous little house in the Bahamas for a week in February, and had countless little things throughout the year just go right.

There are going to be some changes around here. I wanted to take a moment to talk about some of the struggles I’ve been having with running a fashion blog so that you, dear reader, will know why I’ve decided to deconstruct and rebuild this blog and its content. There are three general groups of… View Article

I’m Changing How I Run This Blog. Here’s Why.

There are going to be some changes around here.

I wanted to take a moment to talk about some of the struggles I've been having with running a fashion blog so that you, dear reader, will know why I've decided to deconstruct and rebuild this blog and its content. There are three general groups of reasons why things need changing. Let's examine them.

Rue La La, a members-only online designer retailer, recently released a handbag guide that I think is an amazing jumping off point for anyone interesting in handbags. I particularly like their advice about designer labels (I often buy vintage handbags, and it’s important to be able to spot a fake) and their history of handbags…. View Article

Handbags 101: My Four Favorite Handbag Shapes and What I Carry in Them

Rue La La, a members-only online designer retailer, recently released a handbag guide that I think is an amazing jumping off point for anyone interesting in handbags. I particularly like their advice about designer labels (I often buy vintage handbags, and it’s important to be able to spot a fake) and their history of handbags. I thought I’d share my own four favorite handbag shapes and what I carry in each as a bit of my own handbag 101.