quintessentially Austin

This past weekend was a whirlwind of activity for this disaster: fashion show, store opening, music festival… and you know I documented what was going on with everyone’s outfits. This is the part I like best about being out and social in Austin: you never know who (or what) you’re going to see, and, more important, what they’re going to be wearing. Whenever I go out in this town, I’m...

WERK Fashion Show recap

Wow. I am still floating on the feeling of good vibes and positive energy from Saturday night, let me tell you. I wasn’t completely sure what to expect when I got my ticket for Austin PRIDE’s 3rd Annual WERK Fashion Show, but I had a feeling it would be worth going to for the people-watching alone. To say I was right would be an understatement: the entire evening top to...

optimism and hate

The Solstice Festival was at Pan Am Park this past Saturday in Austin. Saturday for me was one of those days that was just so perfect: feeling that feeling of being outside walking around, knowing that things are pretty good in your life that makes me want to live it over and over. Plus there were free beer tickets, so that’s always a nice bonus. Wandering around the festival and...

aesthetic frustrations

Lately I’ve been feeling sort of restless when it comes to my look and what’s in my closet. Don’t get me wrong: I have plenty to wear, but just about every morning, I’ll stand in The Boy and my shared walk-in closet and whine that I have no idea what to wear that day (which makes The Boy roll his eyes at me every time… it’s become our morning ritual...

shoes and travel = sole food

WARNING: bad shoe puns throughout This past week I was in Boulder, Colorado for work and happened upon the most amazing shoe shop I’ve encountered in quite some time. It was the kind of place that makes you feel like whomever curated its contents is inside your head transcribing your tastes and style… fabulous and terrifying all at once as my credit card is now gasping for air. Anyway, I...