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...

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...

spotlight on: Blue Lux

A few weeks ago I had the good fortune of meeting Debra Hines of Blue Lux at the Solstice Festival, an annual event on Austin’s east side. She and I exchanged information and she agreed to have me come interview her at her brick and mortar location in south central Austin. Originally from Wimberley, Hines moved to Austin 12 years ago. With a background in theater, she had always been...

out and about in the ATX

This past Monday night was the Whole Foods-Domain location pre-opening party, put on by Citizen Generation and benefitting KUT. I love going to events like this because they’re almost always a priceless treasure trove of people-watching. This time around, likely due to the less-than-central location (and relatively early party hours), it was a lot of young families in attendance, but this certainly didn’t mean a complete dearth of style scoping....