be so good, they can’t ignore you

dress: Ace&Jig via Bird Boutique (similar) boots: Lucchese (similar) bracelet: Mana Culture (similar) glasses: Warby Parker (similar) Yeah, I know… another dorky inspirational slogan, right? Most Internet meme-y things get a serious eyeroll from yours truly, but this one actually resonates with me. This outfit is one that makes me feel good, and it’s because this dress was just so good I couldn’t ignore it. The dress is comfortable and...

a blogger promise

As a somewhat involved blogger out there in the blogosphere/Instagram world, I work to put out content that I believe in and that I think you guys will enjoy as well. I don’t ever buy clothes for the express purpose of taking photos and blogging/Instagramming it: I have a full-time job that doesn’t involve blogging, and I only buy and wear things that fit into my actual life. I also...

spotlight on: Loretta Leong

I was recently approached by the Austin School of Fashion Design to interview one of their new instructors, Loretta Leong, for a teacher bio on their website. I was absolutely blown away by this woman’s charisma and life/work experiences: she was so interesting to speak with and her passion for what she does really comes through when she talks about it. This is the piece I wrote on her: I’m...

working it out

I am not an exercise person. Not naturally, anyway. This is pretty obvious to those who know me, and maybe to those who don’t, I don’t know. For as long as I can remember, finding some form of physical activity that I liked and would stick with has always been a tall order for my decidedly non-athletic body and cynical personality. Organized sports and I have a checkered past, to...