Tweed Jacket and Coated Jeans

This fall I am feeling…edgy. I’ve been weirdly drawn to coated denim, leather pieces, slouchy knits, and motorcycle jackets. The irony is that (for those of you who don’t know me in real life) I am the antithesis of a badass, which makes my recent clothing choices a constant source of amusement (because of how unlike me, personality-wise, they are).…

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Leopard and Bows

The main drawback to being my mom’s size is that I can never say no when she wants to “borrow” something from my closet (with no intention of returning). How do you say no to a woman who carried you for thirty-eight weeks, was in labor for close to forty hours, and then allowed you to spend her money with…

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Denim on Denim + Leopard Coat

I visited DC last month and met up with Cee, my favorite local, for some Ethiopian fare at Zenebech Injera, a hole in the wall near Howard University. Cee wouldn’t let me include her in my picture of the food and when I suggested that she pose with the food she ducked instinctively to the corner. Other than being completely…

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Review: YSL Cabas Chyc Large Leather East West Bag

Last September, I ordered, returned, and resigned myself to the fact that the medium YSL Cabas Chyc bag (reviewed here) simply wasn’t for me. Well, I pat my own back a moment too soon because I succumbed to the temptation of a terrific sale at the end of last year and picked up the large Cabas Chyc. The discount blurred…

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Gilded Tweed

Alice + Olivia‘s winter sale is on its last leg with additional markdowns being taken on some awesome styles. I couldn’t resist the lure of these fun polka dot flats in textured pony hair on super sale and placed an order (standard shipping is always free but note that some styles are final sale). I picked up the Elise A-Line…

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