play clothes

dress: Study NY [exact] shoes: Miista [exact] bolo necklace: Hey Murphy [exact] Earlier this week I posted a photo of my new favorite thing on Instagram. I declared them to be my โ€œSaturday night bootsโ€ because they feel so special and unique that Iโ€™m only trotting them out for big nights out. Austin stylist and all-around babe Laurel Kinney commented that I should make them my Monday morning boots too...

engaged!

dress: Study NYC [exact] bag: Baggu [exact] shoes: Miista [exact] earrings: Anthropologie [similar] This Christmas I joined the ranks of clichรฉd masses who get engaged over the holidays. It’s kind of funny that he popped the question over Christmas: it really did just kind of happen that way. The long story short is we’d planned to stay in on Christmas Eve, we decided to go out instead, and he asked...

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...