Stepping Outside the Box

Dia & Co, the plus size styling subscription box company has this fun tradition in their offices called Try-day Friday where the staff challenges themselves to step outside their sartorial boxes and try new styles, colors, and silhouettes. I love this idea.

So many times, we put ourselves in a fashion box. Maybe it’s because we’re still following outdated fashion rules, maybe it’s because we feel our age or our size reduces our options,



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What I Wore: Not Similar

dress | tights | bag | lipstick



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What I Wore: At the Station

Wardrobe Oxygen in a faux leopard print fur coat from Amazon Fashionblazer | tee | jeans | boots | coat | bag | sunglasses | earrings | lipstick



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A New Love and Second Life

singer featherweight 221 green white box“Can you list these items on Freecycle?” my mom asked, pointing to a pile in the corner of her living room. After 40 years in my childhood home, my mom has downsized to a townhome not far from where I live. Downsizing of square footage means downsizing of belongings; my sister and I have been assisting with listing items on Craigslist and Freecycle, sending things to Community Forklift, and scheduling charity pickups.



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