teenage wasteland: teen fashion magazines revisited

I’ve loved flipping through the pages of fashion magazines since I was in the fifth grade. Poring over the articles, studying the shots of meticulously styled, makeupped and coiffed models… it’s a good way to shut off the ol’ brain and just indulge in a not-so-guilty pleasure. Reading one of my go-to monthly favorites, Elle, got me thinking: are the magazines of my youth the same as they were back...

Peter Pilotto for Target road test

It’s been months since I’ve done an outfit post, but I happened to like this combination I thought up to wear out to dinner with The Boy and my family last night.  Top: Peter Pilotto for Target Skinny jeans: Gap Shoes: All Black at Stella Says Go Earrings: Old Navy Bracelet: J. Crew Bag: Alexander Wang Now that I’ve had a chance to wear the Peter Pilotto top, I think...

swimming pools (drank)

Because I’ve had to stop running due to ongoing lower back issues, I’ve taken to swimming laps at the 24 Hour Fitness near me. When I first started swimming, I was convinced I’d never grow to like it: I couldn’t listen to music, watch TV or engage any other electronic distraction to pass the time, and I’ve never been a big ‘let’s prance around in a swimsuit around hordes of...