Wear It Five Ways : High-Low Skirt

Where do I begin with high-low skirts? Or, as J likes to call them, mullet skirts. I was at first ambivalent about them but as soon as I tried one on, it was instant infatuation. The skirt catches the wind in such a romantic way and I can’t help but become a high-low skirt convert. The skirt is easy enough…

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Fuchsia Peplum Dress & Striped Belt

Peplum tops and dresses are a godsend for people with rectangular torsos. They are instrumental in creating the illusion of a low waist-to-hip ratio for people who normally look curve-less. One of the challenges in dressing my body is that I make a lot of perfectly cute dresses look childlike – I could be 20 pounds heavier or lighter and…

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Lace Overlay

Taking outfit pictures allows me an unusual opportunity to scrutinize outfits after the fact. Take this outfit for example, I felt awesome wearing it and thought I was the coolest cat in town layering a lace top over a chambray button down. In retrospect, the lace top doesn’t lay perfectly flat against the shirt and I am constantly tugging on…

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Medallion Paisley + Warm Sienna

I was finally able to snag this leather Tillary Tote in Warm Sienna (on sale, no less!) thanks to my eight-months pregnant friend DD, whose baby girl wakes her up in the wee hours of the morning (when J. Crew updates their website). I couldn’t have woken up on my own so she was such a sweetheart for checking on…

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OOTD: Weekend Pleats

One of my biggest disappointments this summer is how thoroughly I neglected my fleet of summer dresses. A few received a ton of wear while the majority have simply been forgotten. The sad thing is that the summer is really the only time I can get away with wearing summery dresses…the optimist in me thinks there is a possibility that…

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