Monthly Archives: December 2016

Lovely Links: 12/30/16

Weekly Kitty:

Any box will do.

Nowness created this short film as part of its series “The Way We Dress.” In it, London-based director Avril Furness asked a range of women, from teens to grandmothers, what they would want to wear as their final outfits, and the reason for their decision.

Eco Warrior Princess tells us where to find pre-loved and secondhand maternity clothes online.

Love how Sheela combines unexpected pieces – a velvet duster, graphic tee, and menswear tie – in this bold, funky outfit. READ MORE

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Insomniac Sale Picks: Low-heeled Dress Shoes

*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?*

Julie requested a few picks for low-heeled dress shoes, so here we go:

Spring Step Nella – was $109.99, now $77.99 READ MORE

Dressed for: Unexpected Similarities

Already Pretty outfit featuring long plaid jacket, asymmetric red dress, black platform ankle boots

Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable
Dress – courtesy Karen Kane
Leggings – courtesy Diane Kennedy (sustainable) – similar/budget
Belt – Walgreenssimilarsustainable
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Earrings – Patina – similarsustainable

We celebrate Christmas with my in-laws and it’s a casual (and fairly long) affair, so this was worn several days before. But as I was getting dressed, I did notice that – minus the jacket – I looked more or less like a slightly edgy version of Mrs. Claus. Totally unintentional, I assure you. READ MORE