Monthly Archives: August 2010

Daily Outfit: 8/24/10

Dress, thrifted Shoes, John FluevogPearl bracelets, self-made

Simple, fun … and a complete repeat. I can’t remember the last time I wore this dress, but when I did, it was with these exact shoes and these exact bracelets. Today I wanted an outfit that included sleeves, closed-toed shoes, and a washable top. And thus, a pre-tested outfit got worn again.

Pretty sure this dress was handmade as a theater costume. When I bought it, the only “tag” was a piece of masking tape that said “Laura” stuck to the inside of the collar. (I think it was “Laura” …) read more

Lovely Links: 8/20/10

Geena Davis is one of the few women in Hollywood speaking up about how women are represented in the media.

Superawesome cosmetics guru Beauty Bets interviewed me about my favorite beauty products!

And for more cosmetics wisdom, check out Yes and Yes’s first podcast, makeup made fun. Beauty Bets is her guest there, too.

Ever feel like your body is a mystery?

Here’s a stylish reminder that monochromatic looks needn’t be head-to-toe, so long as you make sure all your non-neutrals are the same shade. read more

This Week I Love …

… April Kawaoka’s amazing jewelry.


Do you have any idea how long these Grown Hooped earrings have been in my Etsy faves? I’m thinking about 2 years now. Other wishlist items always seem to bump them, but my love for them remains strong.

Her other elegantly unique designs have won me over, too.

Peachy Keen, $100 Quietly Grown, $80


Ebb and Flow, $70 Swirly Keen, $80

Which piece is your favorite? How would you wear it?