the interview outfit

This is my go-to Interview Outfit. Black Ann Taylor blazer, geometric print dress from J. Crew, and sensible, yet stylish and modern black pumps by Vince Camuto. I feel professional, polished and capable in this outfit, and yet with the bright, bold print of the dress, I feel it also subtly communicates that I may not be quite who the outfit implies. This outfit is essentially a costume for a...

shopping in Medellin

Now that the dust has settled a bit from my premature homecoming from Colombia, and decidedly feeling more ‘disaster’ than ‘stylish’, I’ve had a chance to sort through my thoughts (and my photos!) and reflect on the time I had abroad. As I’ve said several times throughout my journey, Colombia really is an amazing and hugely varied country. My favorite place, as predicted, was Medellín: it’s a more international city...

coming home

After almost five weeks in Colombia, I came home. This was not the narrative I had planned for my little overseas dalliance. I was supposed to be in Colombia for over six months, set to return in mid-December. I thought I’d come back fulfilled, with perfect Spanish and tons of amazing stories and not even wanting to return home. Life had other plans, though, I suppose. First, let me say...