corporate style 101

Recently my dear friend Kamila accepted a job offer for a full-time office job after years of working from home as a freelance editor. It’s a very exciting time for her and also a big change as it’s been several years since she’s worked in an office environment. It also begs the question: How does one re-enter the world of “corporate style” after years of freedom to wear whatever, whenever?...

style longevity

top: Mulierr jeans: 3×1 shoes: Gibran bag: Baggu I’ve been thinking a lot about style longevity lately. Not just the lifespan of the pieces themselves that comprise my closet (though this is certainly important) but my style itself: when I look back, my style has evolved… and it hasn’t. The clothes themselves may change, but at the core of my style are the same undercurrents of influence that have remained...

ladies, all the ladies

I have a small collection of magazines that I’ve procured from different countries that I’ve kept for several years now. I picked up an Argentinian Elle Magazine that I’d bought in Buenos Aires last year to flip through, mostly for the Spanish practice, and opened it up to this page: I’d seen it before, but the stunning visual of it literally made me gasp. It reminded me of a couple...

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...

hot links, git’cha hot links

Since I clearly can’t be relied upon to do much in terms of consistency with this blog, I figure I’ll just own that and move on and try to do a Links post without seeming like this is ever going to be a regular thing. Good? Good. (I’m nothing if not self-aware.) Now that THAT’S out of the way, how’s about a few hot links to kick off your Monday! (image...