Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dressed for: Keeping

Already Pretty outfit featuring Karen Kane tie dye dress, strappy sandals, fringe bag

Dress – courtesy Karen Kane (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Sandals – Antelope (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Bag – Amazon/DIY (post here) – vintage/handmade fringe bags
Earrings – Leah Staley
Bracelet – Diesel (no longer available) – similarsustainable

This Karen Kane dress has been on the chopping block several times, but I’m so glad I ended up keeping it. It’s such an easy, throw-on piece and instantly interesting with its modernized, black-and-white tie dye. Plus it’s got enough white to look summery at the end of August, but can be darkened for winter wear, too. READ MORE

Insomniac Sale Picks: Raincoats for Hourglass Figures

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday 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?*

Sonja requested a few picks for raincoats that work for hourglass figures, so here we go:


Reader Request: Coping with Post-haircut Questions and Comments

pixie cut from back

Reader Sonia reached out with this request:

I have read your piece “If You Want To, You Should Totally Chop Off All Your Hair” (brilliant!) several times, and after two years of psyching myself up, I made an appointment to totally chop off all my hair. I am 100% committed. And excited! And terrified. My hair is currently one length, mostly straight, and ends several inches below the tops of my shoulders. I’m 45, and it’s been this way (or longer) for 26 years. And I’m SO TIRED OF IT. Hence, the chopping. READ MORE