people are strange

Jim Morrison said it (and boy was he right), but I wonder what he’d have to say about the baffling human behavior so prevalent in modern society. I find myself perplexed and, at times, straight up bewildered by the words and actions of my fellow humans. Every day, someone I cross paths with will say or do something that leaves me simultaneously confused and worried for the future of the...

free to be you and me: fashion freedom for all

Style means so many different things to people, and the idea of ‘looking stylish’ holds just as many meanings. The sartorial world is vast, and inspiration is truly everywhere. Take it from this kid, whom I met at an African dance workshop last Saturday: Simon Doonan, illustrious author and husband of Jonathan Adler, recently penned a hysterical declaration of personal style that made me bust a gut. It also got...

Austin fall fashion events

Well, kids, it’s here: the promising break in the weather and crisp in the air of Fall’s arrival! (Sort of. As I type this, it’s 97 degrees outside.) The September issues are on newsstands, New York Fashion Week is upon us (my favorites thus far? Tracy Reese and Alexander Wang), and people all over are getting excited about tweed, herringbone, boots and other cooler weather gear that’s been languishing in...

organize this: shared living spaces

Getting a consensus on how to outfit, organize and use a shared living space can be an interesting process, especially the first time you do it. These last several months of cohabitation have gone well with The Boy and I: when it comes to housekeeping, grocery shopping and other domestic responsibilities, we’ve found a nice little grove of who-does-what-and-how-often, and it’s working for us (hooray!) We seem to have become...