Monthly Archives: November 2010

Daily Outfit: 11/30/10

Bedspread, Garnet Hill (no longer available) Asian Wrap PJs, Garnet Hill (this print no longer available) Simon Kitty, via Rowan Kitty, thrifted* Pile of used snotrags, self-made

Guess what I did today, you guys. You’ll never guess.

I’m pretty sure I started reading HM‘s college copy of The Fountainhead when I was bedridden with the flu in March. Wonder if I’ll finally finish it …

*Rowan was five years old when I adopted her!

Reader Request: How to Find Your Perfect Boots

How to shop for and buy your perfect pair of boots

Reader Kimbra sent me this request:

I was hoping you could point me in the right direction for a pair or two of fiscally conservative multi-purpose boots. The type that can be worn with a pair of jeans or a skirt as well as either keep my feet warm or have room for thick socks. For example, at work I am on my feet most of the day as well as inside/outside so a versatile pair of boots appropriate for indoors and outdoors that can be worn with jeans or something more professional would rock my world. READ MORE

Daily Outfit: 11/25/10

Black turtleneck dress, thrifted – similar

Red sweater tunic, bought in Iceland – similar
Black leggings, Target
Black moto boots, John Fluevog Heidi

I COULD NOT RESIST sneaking this one in. My Iceland sweater tunic! Warm! Perfect with moto boots! Ideal for lounging around all day and then gorging myself on heavy food!

I’ve never been a huge fan of ornately-patterned or Fair Isle-style sweaters, but I saw Icelanders of nearly every age, style, and body shape rocking these pups when we visited Iceland in August, and felt compelled to nab one for myself. I passed on the traditional browns, blacks, and grays in favor of this red and purple mash-up. Yum. READ MORE