building a wardrobe

Prepping for Colombia these past few months has forced me to look at my closet in a different light. Because I’ve more or less been on shopping lockdown since I left my job in mid-March (with a few exceptions, e.g. the Argentina and Philadelphia trips), I’ve been looking at every little thing that enters and exits my closet much more carefully. I’ve also been going through items that I don’t...

girl getting older

Confession: I’m 34 going on about 12, and I’m OK with that. Age is kind of a weird thing. I don’t feel defined by my age, that my own personal code of decision making or behavior isn’t what the norm dictates (“act your age”, etc.) and I’ve come to recognize and embrace that about myself. Always one to saunter comfortably towards adulthood rather than sprint towards it, I’m among very...

living the good life

dress: Native Youth via Vagabond Boutique shoes: Gibran bag: Hatton Henry  necklace: via Workshop Underground photos by Chelsea Laine Francis This outfit is an amalgam of pieces from various trips and getaways. The shoes were a souvenir from my recent trip to Argentina, the dress and necklace came back with me from Philadelphia, and the bag is a favorite that I picked up at a maker’s fair in Austin this past...