some things never change

Well, folks, it happened. This week, I turned 30, and hence “officially” became a grown-up. There are certain birthday milestones in life that are of more significance than others: 18 and 21 have been the big ones thus far, and 30 seems to have become the next major age hurdle in adult life. As we’ve gotten older, our lives start to resemble one another’s less and less. Many of my...

repurposing gone wrong

There’s not a lot I have to say in this post; I just wanted to rant for a moment about a trend I see everywhere and really take issue with. WHAT is WITH these RIDICULOUS SEAT BELT HANDBAGS??? Shouldn’t the bags’ proximity to the Snuggie Sutra book be a solid enough indicator that these are a totally absurd product that no one should purchase? A handbag says a lot about...

serenity now

Busy season is in full force for my coworkers and I, and that means no time to shop, browse, or even think about new clothes until 2012 (sigh). The office has become a flurry of constant activity and stress, and yet every day I am absolutely floored by how some people’s ability to appear so cool, calm and collected, despite the complete insanity going on around them. (I, on the...

November reign

Well, folks; it’s that time of year again. Layers, boots, thick socks, coats… it’s effing freezing outside right now and it seemed like it came on without warning. Seattle doesn’t do a stellar job of easing into weather patterns; it’s more of a cold slap across the face to indicate the arrival of the next season here. In any case, November brings some exciting events in the world of fashion...