Friday, June 27, 2014

Flowing and Flourishing

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Throwback Thursday: A Very Vera Peplum



This throwback may be one of the last of its kind.  I'm coming to the end of the bank of pictures that I have of outfits I styled for myself over the past few years.  I may however have a few more posts of

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Style Fears: Color Mixing

You can't wear brown with black.
You can't wear blue with black.
And you certainly can't wear another color paired with a print.

lies.

Sure, you can build a fool proof simple outfit by choosing one unique piece and building the rest together with neutrals.  As long as it fits well and the silhouettes work together, you've styled yourself a safe, cleanly styled outfit.  But I'm not one for only abiding by this approach.  Mix it up!  Make mistakes!  I like to test the bounds and find unique pieces that play off of each other well to make a complex, interesting outfit.  For the purposes of this post, I'll highlight a few different ways

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bike Skirt Tailoring DIY


Sometimes when I'm shopping I'll find a piece that I'm completely in love with that's just slightly off somehow.  I found this skirt recently and was immediately over the moon about the bicycle print chambray, but when I tried it on, the silhouette looked strange on me.


I stood in the dressing room, conflicted.  There were so many things I loved about it: the rustic buttons, the print, the fabric.  If only it had a slightly different cut.  Its interesting the way shopping works.