Monthly Archives: December 2010

Already Pretty’s Greatest Hits 2010

Reader Request: Dressing Up a Casual Work Ensemble

An anonymous commenter had this request:

Almost all of my clothes are casual work, but from time to time, I actually want to go out. I can put together cute work outfits pretty easily, but feel like I look bland in the evening. How can I take casual work clothes and make them work for going out?

Great question! And a few easy pieces, tucked away in your bag or car, can help transform a dressed-down day look into a spruced-up night look.



I know, I know. The phrase “statement necklace” has been uttered so many times it makes most of us cringe. And yet, it accurately describes this piece of jewelry: A big, bold, chunk of a necklace that makes a true stylistic statement. READ MORE

Lovely Links: 12/23/10

A bit early this week, for holiday reasons!

Holy cats, I got a shout-out from! Woo hoo! Huge thanks to beautiful Alice Bradley for her kind words.

Have you ever felt pressured to tan? Real, spray, or any other kind? I got a hilarious e-mail once from someone who said I should really lose 40 pounds and get a tan … I found both recommendations equally amusing.

Not only do Jenny’s tights have POM-POMS on them, but her entire outfit was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Because that’s how the world’s most cerebral fashionista rolls. READ MORE