Am I the only one looking at her big wallet from 2019 and finding it utterly ridiculous? Like, really, why did I carry around all those cards? All that weight? Since the pandemic started, I’ve been using my Dagne Dover card case as a wallet, but am finding as the world has opened up, it’s… Continue Reading The Friday Shop: 9/24/21
The Nordstrom Winter Sale is taking place through February 25. I’m always cautious with sales like these – you don’t want to buy items you won’t need or wear next fall and winter. It’s easy to be dazzled by the good deals. I searched through the sale and below are my picks of good buys… Continue Reading Nordstrom Winter Sale: My Picks for 2018
Not all t-shirts are created equal. There’s the stiff square ones you get free for being part of a fun run, the lightweight v-necks you pick up at Target and wear with everything from sweatpants to ankle pants and a cardigan on Casual Friday, there’s ones of silk and linen and those $200 ones that… Continue Reading Real Life Capsule Wardrobe: The Refined T-Shirt
“It’s been done before.” If you’ve watched any of the ubiquitous fashion design shows, you’ve heard coaches, mentors, and judges critique rising courtiers, telling them that their designs aren’t new. “What goes around, comes around.” Not just life advice, those of us who’ve been around tend to roll our eyes at the cyclical versions of… Continue Reading Fashion Undressed: Plagiarism as Design Inspiration?
Welcome to the latest installment of tons of cardboard arriving at the Gary’s front step requiring Karl to bike it to the recycling center in town because it’s too much for our bin. Those on Instagram may have seen Karl’s grown-ass blue trike he named Bluetiful; he rides that to the grocery store, to drop… Continue Reading Recent Fashion Purchases, Hits and Misses
Last night I was watching one of my guilty pleasures, How I Met Your Mother (if you haven’t seen it, it is a pretty witty show). Lily, the character played by Alyson Hannigan admitted she was severely in debt because every time she was unhappy (even being unhappy over a large credit card bill) she… Continue Reading A Reminder: More Isn’t Better