{Wearing: Urban Outfitters dress, Target bandana, sunglasses from Anna Grace, mules from Shoefly, purse from street vendor in NYC} The headline for this post was almost “Lunch at the museum not starring Ben Stiller” until I realized that really doesn’t make sense at all, does it? My partner in crime Laura and I spent a free afternoon at the Botanical Gardens, having a picnic. It was an impromptu plan. I realized I had a break… View Post

Kettle corn. Spilled Labatt Blue. Fat Bob’s barbeque sauce. Hints of these smells filled the air downtown, which could only mean one thing: something was happening at Canalside. Thursday night’s “something” was six-piece, indie-pop, neo-soul group Fitz and the Tantrums. Best known for their almost-too-catchy radio hits like “Handclap,” “The Walker” and “Out of My League,” the band performed to a packed, diverse crowd. While some were clearly there for the music, a few even… View Post

Last night, I did that thing where you get all dressed up, go to a fancy restaurant, order an expensive dish, by yourself. Going on a date solo has always appealed to me, given that my mind usually associates the act with strong female leads traveling in romantic comedies, unconsciously romanticizing the event as a rite of passage to independence and confidence. So, feeling like Julia Roberts, I had fun. I dressed for the occasion. “American… View Post

{Wearing: Zara wide-leg pants, Free People silky crop tank, Indie Twenty necklace and ring, Born in California mules} Wide-leg pants: the chic-est sweatpant known to womankind. They are the elusive cool kid of clothing. On one hand, they say “What figure?” but in another way, they practically embody Betsey Johnson’s quote of how girls don’t dress for boys, they dress for themselves. I always respected the gaucho-like pant but never desired to integrate a pair… View Post

[Wearing: Zara dress, Free People crop tank, Sam Edelman booties, thrifted neck scarf, Indie Twenty jewelry, Target sunglasses] Fundamentally, my personal style generally remains the same. I gravitate toward the same things I always have, like a good bohemian twist to an otherwise classic outfit, timeless silhouettes and bagginess. The whole “boyfriend fit” trend saves from a lot of thrift store searching in a pinch. From season to season and year to year, subtle changes… View Post