Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lovely Links: 8/30/13

Nab a copy of my book for just $12.92! (Kindle/iPad just $7.99.)

I have openings in September for in-person and online style consult clients! Drop me an e-mail if you’re interested.

Have you signed up for my new monthly newsletter yet? In it, you’ll find outfits that never appeared on the blog, newsletter-exclusive discount codes from some of my favorite vendors, news about my latest projects, and some more personal stuff like what I’m reading and listening to. Once a month, I swear. No more, no less. Would love to have you on board! Subscribe right here or in the left rail on the blog. READ MORE

Insomniac Sale Picks: Tops with Interesting Back Details

*In this late-night feature – which will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Olivia requested a few picks for tops with interesting back details (she’s a competitive dancer!), so here we go: READ MORE

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Gracey Wears: Wardrobe Workhorses

Back in June, I wrote a post that listed seven items I felt are wardrobe workhorses.  This outfit incorporates four of the seven:

Gracey the Giant outfit featuring a bright tropical blouse, black tie-waist midi & jewelry close up Gracey the Giant outfit featuring a bright tropical blouse, black tie-waist midi & Enzo Angolini platform sandals

Something printed?  Check.

Something colorful?  Check.

Dark bottoms?   Check.

Comfortable shoes?  Check.

The reason these items made my wardrobe workhorse list is because of their potential to create outfits like this.  This look hits the sweet spot for me; it has both color and print (yay and yay), it has a high-waist midi skirt (high-waist midi skirts are my spirit garment) and it’s comfortable.  Additionally, it’s bike-riding friendly, kid-friendly (kidding, I have no idea about that sort of thing) and the skirt and top are both second-hand purchases. READ MORE