Stripes & Pleats Redux

The stripes with pleats look is one that I may never tire of. (See this combo on me here and here.) To breathe new life into this tried-and-true combo, try your pleated skirt with an oversized sweater in nautical stripes, or an off-the-shoulder top with ruffle stripes. I give myself permission to buy one new pleated skirt every spring, but… View Post

Pearl-Embellished Bodysuit

I was allowed to roam freely around the house as a child, touching and playing with anything within reach. I would stand atop stools to paw large amethyst geodes, host tea parties for stuffed animals with fine china sets, destroy bed linens to “make clothes” for my Barbies, or rummage through my grandmother’s jewelry chest, throwing gemstones and ornamental rocks… View Post

Stripe and Pleats (+ Weekend Required Reading)

This winter has been inconvenient, to say the least. Between the cold/snow/ice/general misery and many work and personal emergencies, blogging has sort of fallen by the wayside. I hope to blog more when the snow melts but in the meantime, here are some of my favorite snapshots of the world from the news. 1. Jane Goodall is Still Wild at… View Post

Ballerina Pink

J. Crew Tiered Shift Dress in Raindrop Lace | Club Monaco Pamera Pleated Skirt | Michael Kors Runway Watch | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Urban Outfitters Kimchi Blue Elastic Cross-strap Flats I took ballet classes for several years as a kid but lacked both the discipline and grace to advance (I ended up being pretty good… View Post

Gingham (Featuring J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt in Burnished Citron)

J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt | Club Monaco Pamera Pleated Skirt (similar) | LOFT Factory Necklace (similar) | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Zara Wedge Pumps (similar) BCBGMAXAZRIA Abree Relaxed Jacket (in beige, leather, blue, and print)  | J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt | Gap 1969 Destructed Sexy Boyfriend Denim Shorts | c/o Ann Taylor Rattan Straw… View Post

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