Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lovely Links: 2/25/11

Hey Twin Cities! You MUST head over to Hell’s Kitchen to check out the newest collection from local designer Samantha Rei of Blasphemina’s Closet. I’ve seen her work, and drooled and drooled and drooled. Plus my girl Kristin did the jewelry for this show!

Simon Doonan rocks. He really does. And his explanation of fashion week shenanigans is an absolute hoot. (Thanks, Amirali!)

I nearly fell out of my chair when I caught sight of this ensemble. Who knew tapestry pants could be so chic? READ MORE

Reader Request: Clothes that Move

Clothes for active jobs

Esti asked:

I’d love to hear your take on how to dress for a job where it’s important to look nice but be able to move. I’ve worked in libraries for awhile, and though there’s plenty of desk time, pencil skirts aren’t good for pushing book carts, sitting on the floor and stretching/climbing to re-shelve books. I imagine teachers (especially of young kids) have some of the same issues, and I’m sure other professions do as well.¬†I’m pretty good at finding outfits that work for me, but I could definitely use some more ideas, especially from a fellow skirt-and-dress devotee. READ MORE