a new me at Petticoat Fair

If you’re anything like me, you love shopping for new things with three notable exceptions: jeans, swimsuits, and bras. Undergarments have always been a fashion blind spot for me in that I don’t particularly enjoy shopping for new bras and other underthings, and I don’t have an innate sense for what might work for my body. Thankfully, Austin has a local gem that can solve such clothing conundrums. Enter: Petticoat...

the orange dress

See this dress? There’s nothing terribly ground-breaking about this piece at first glance, but it has a good story. This dress has seen some stuff, lived some life and been through countless laundry cycles to make it back into regular rotation. It’s a survivor. I bought this dress in March of 2008 at an H&M in Manhattan while on a trip to visit a college friend in Brooklyn. Despite its provenance...