Green Parka & Yellow Rainboots (Hunter Watling Rain Boots)

Wearing colorful rain gear is my coping mechanism for dealing with nonstop rain. There’s something adventurous about navigating puddles of muddy water in bright yellow rainboots. Zara Parka with Detachable Waistcoat (similar) | J. Crew Rugby-Stripe Dress in Navy | Forever 21 Necklace | Gap Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater | Tory Burch Daria Top-Handle Satchel Bag | Hunter Watling Rain Boot…

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Relaxed Jacket and Leather Pant (+ BCBG Abree Relaxed Jacket)

These ultra affordable faux leather pants came highly recommended by Jean and for $9.95 I challenge you to find something better.  Two years ago you couldn’t have paid me to wear leather pants but here we are, what a difference two years make. I have come to embrace them as a slightly dressier alternative to denim.  BCBGMAXAZRIA Abree Relaxed Jacket…

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All White (Featuring Prada Vela Backpack)

Ann Taylor‘s timed sale is back (at this point almost like clockwork)! Take 60% off sale items with code EXTRA60. Full price items are automatically 30% off. After turning down all social invites this weekend to “work,” I treated myself to a few goodies and also picked up some presents for friends. I ended up with the Floral Leopard Clutch,…

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Olive Parka and Watercolor Floral

Happy Sunday all!  I learned this weekend that two really good college friends are pregnant and (I personally feel) it’s never too early to think about baby gifts. I normally get baby clothes or toys for parents-to-be but want to know if any of you have other ideas. Zara Parka with Detachable Waistcoat | Forever 21 Bunny Necklace | c/o…

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Bow Tie Blouse and Houndstooth Skirt

Wearing a bow tie is a statement. Almost an act of defiance. – Rick Kaplan More food for thought in this Psychology Today article about “signatures.”  Do you have a signature? Does it manifest itself through personal style and material possessions or is it something more behavior- and habit-oriented? Individuality is a cherished but somewhat nebulous quality and I sometimes…

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