Monthly Archives: March 2010

Daily Outfit: 3/31/10

Asymmetric sweater, Ruby Messiah in Hobart, Tasmania Rose sweater shell, Ann Taylor Loft Khaki full skirt, Gap Gray pumps, Tsubo Acrea Leaf dangle earrings, Target

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: This sweater is my prized possession. Yes, it’s a bit frillier than my everyday style, but I am still 100% enamored of it five years after its purchase.

I bought it off the back of a salesclerk in a boutique in Hobart, Tasmania, and at the time it was the most expensive piece in my wardrobe. And worth every penny.

Our neighborhood is generally absolutely empty when HM and I do photos, but for the first time tonight, we had some onlookers. A couple of construction dudes who looked extremely curious/suspicious. But when I waved big and friendly at them, they waved big and friendly right back. Maybe I should’ve gone over and given them a business card for the blog … read more

Daily Outfit: 3/30/10

Red vintage dress, thrifted Silk scarf, Rice and Beans VintageGreen suede platforms, SeychellesBrooch, thriftedSnaky silver belt, thrifted at ARC’s Value Village

I think of this as my stewardess dress. Even though I haven’t seen a stewardess in anything similar since I was five. And even then, I might’ve just superimposed photos of vintage airline attendants onto my actual memories.

I’ve wanted to try wearing a scarf like this for ages, but it never quite worked. Until now! I think it looks fabulously funky draped over one shoulder like that.

Also: NO TIGHTS! After all my hesitation, it felt glorious to show the world my blindingly white gams today. Freeeeeedoooooooom! read more

This Week I Love …

Dana LeBlanc Designs.

I own two of Dana’s necklaces, and always have another five or six in my Etsy faves. Her multi-strand designs, all made with quality materials and semiprecious stones, are right up my alley. I love her chunky single-strands, too, but it’s those three-stranders that get me where I live.

Some links may be broken, as Dana’s necklaces are popular … but she can sometimes whip up a close facsimile for ya!

The Julie read more