a week in review

Despite now having blogged for years, this is the first time I managed to 1) photograph my outfit Monday-Saturday and 2) dress up every day! Usually by Friday, I’m mentally about two steps away from yoga pants and a sweatshirt at work, but it was fun to challenge myself to rotate through some oldies butContinue reading “a week in review”

stop and smell the roses

I’m feeling much better this week, readers; thanks for the well wishes! I have so many things on my mind for the new year- in a good way! With the encouragement and support of my family, I’ve worked on making changes to my schedule to enable me to seek a little more balance. I think it’sContinue reading “stop and smell the roses”

easy breezy summer shadows

Contrary to probably many summer lovers, I love a cool summer day that is slightly overcast, allowing me to hang outdoors without breaking a sweat or running the risk of sun burn! A summery day where I can add a lightweight sweater? That makes me one happy camper. It’s my favorite kind of summer look:Continue reading “easy breezy summer shadows”

sun sun sun here we come

“Here comes the sun, here comes the sun, And I say it’s all right.” -Here Comes the Sun, The Beatles Top: Banana Republic ($15, marked down from approx $80) Blazer: Lauren Conrad via thrift ($3, retails for approx $65) Jeans: Levi’s ($88) Necklace: from travels to Nantucket Shoes: Banana Republic ($15, marked down from approxContinue reading “sun sun sun here we come”

radiating (sun) and reflections

I distinctly remember the summer between my freshman and sophomore year of high school. The last day of school is still vivid in my mind, so many years later. It was a warm, sunny day, but not the usual overly hot and humid, as we normally have in summer. I remember feeling completely weightless- likeContinue reading “radiating (sun) and reflections”

stripes on stripes

I love that moment in fashion/getting dressed when you think, “what!? That’s madness!” to something that isn’t really that “out there” or revolutionary. This outfit is an example of my own response to something that is new to me: stripes on stripes. My inner dialogue sounded a little like this, “….hmmm black and white, andContinue reading “stripes on stripes”