grown-up clothes

As a young-at-heart-but-technically-middle-aged woman (35, whaaaat?!) with adult responsibilities, it still amazes me that I’m able to do and buy things I like for myself. I know that probably sounds ridiculous: you’re an adult, Liz, of course you can! You do what you want! But even now, well over a decade post-undergrad and into a career and a relationship and other stuff people associate with being an adult, it still...

blog nostalgia

Since the beautiful refresh that Amanda at Studio Guerassio gave this blog a couple weeks ago, I’ve been cleaning up some old posts and recategorizing some things so that I can archive under three main themes moving forward: style, humor, and life. Y’all, going through some of those old posts nearly brought me to tears. I can remember feeling so incredibly sad and worthless, living in Boise in 2010. I...

the language of style

dress: Miranda Bennett [similar, in black] turtleneck: J. Crew [exact] tights: J. Crew [exact] shoes: Anthropologie [exact, on sale!] hat: Anthropologie [exact, on sale!] photos by Chelsea Laine Francis I love clothes. This is probably the most obvious statement I could make about myself, but it’s a big part of what defines me. I love women’s clothes and men’s clothes and vintage and contemporary and designer and slow fashion and...

this is just crazy enough to work

dress: Wray via Olive [ exact ] tights: J. Crew [ exact ] boots: Miista [ similar ] photos by Chelsea Laine Francis You know those purchases you make that when you buy it, you recognize how off-the-wall it is but you also think that it might just be crazy enough to actually work? That’s exactly how I felt about this dress when I bought it. I liked it, I...