shades of blue

  dress: Frock by Tracy Reese  shoes: Osborn This isn’t a new dress. I got this back in 2010 to wear to my 10-year high school reunion. Every six months or so, I debate whether I want to keep or sell this piece. It’s not because I don’t like it anymore, but because it usually doesn’t fit. It’s also one of the only pieces I’ve liked as much for as...

don’t quit your daydream

dress: esby [exact] shoes: Miista via Poshmark [similar] necklace: maker unknown via Workshop Underground clutch: odsy workshop [exact, sale!] bracelet: c/o Noonday Collection [similar] This dream of a dress has been a wardrobe staple since I brought it into my life a couple of months ago. It’s by esby, a local Austin maker/designer who knocks it out of the park when it comes to wearable, everyday basics and beyond. The...

authenticity x Britta Ambauen

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, hopefully you’ll have gathered that I highly value authenticity in style. I don’t believe in mindlessly following trends or giving in to pressure to buy into something that I don’t truly enjoy or believe in. Life is just too short to try to please everyone, and that goes double for personal style. I don’t write, photograph or otherwise endorse anything on...

wedding planning update

When you get engaged, one thing that married people fail to mention is how the wedding will become the central (if not only) topic of conversation with your family, friends, and pretty much anyone else you interact with who finds out you’re getting married. Here’s the thing. I love my partner in life. Being married will be the next step, a formalization of a life we’ve been creating together these...