Book Club: Fashion Edition

Before I start today’s post, let me assure you that I do have some “DIY” tutorials coming – however, these take time to set up and photograph properly (and I’m on the hunt for a new camera to get nice photos for the blog… my iPhone camera just doesn’t do it justice) so please be […]

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Puppy Love

This morning I saw on Twitter that Queen Elizabeth has adopted another corgi. I’d love to applaud the Queen for rescuing a pet in need of a home (this dog belonged to one of her previous employees that recently passed away), rather than purchasing from a breeder. The Queen’s love affair with the corgi has […]

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Looking Closer at Comme des Garcons

“For something to be beautiful…it doesn’t have to be pretty,” – Rei Kawukubo In searching for different designers to profile for this post, I kept coming back to Comme des Garcons. Maybe it was the latest Met Gala exhibition, or those adorable heart-eyed pocket tees I keep looking at online – for whatever the reason, […]

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A Return to Westeros: Outfits Inspired by “Game of Thrones”

The wait is over. After 386 days since it last left off, Game of Thrones returns tonight on HBO with its penultimate season. While we’re only going to be graced with seven episodes this summer, it’s likely you’re going to feel like you’re trapped in Westeros as everyone around you will be discussing what happens. […]

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Designer Collaborations: High-End Meets Mass Market

H&M announced on Thursday that its latest designer collaboration will be with Erdem, debuting in November. While not quite yet a household name, Erdem was created in 2005 by Turkish-Canadian designer Erdem Moraliogu and is a favorite brand of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Celebrities such as Cate Blanchett, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker […]

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Friday Finds: July 14, 2017

My “Friday Finds” list this week is going to be giving off some serious island vibes. It’s been such a bright and sunny week for me in the Midwest – after the long winter we had, it feels like a vacation! This week, I tried to focus on some “fast fashion” finds – pieces that […]

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Fashionable Flats

In honor of Early Access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starting today, I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite shoes available on the site. The majority of shoes I own are flats (due to knee/ankle injuries I suffered while competing in horse shows as a teenager, I have a lot of […]

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Check It Twice: Authentication Services

While I would consider myself somewhat of an expert on a few brands, every now and then there’s an item that makes me do a double-take. For that reason, I’ve learned to utilize the services of online authentication services. These services are absolutely essential to anyone buying designer items online – whether you are doing […]

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A Spotlight on Zella

While I absolutely love Lululemon, there’s one thing I hate: the price. Yes, I know the quality is amazing but how many times can you use that excuse to buy $100 leggings? Zella Blakely Tank (link) It wasn’t until the first Nordstrom Rack in our area opened a few years ago that I was introduced […]

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Investment Pieces: What Brands Hold the Best Resale Value?

In a perfect world, we’ll buy a piece of fashion and keep it forever. Realistically though, that rarely happens. I’d be lying if I said when I purchase something I’m not mentally considering the future resale value. Not only does selling items help me fund purchases later on (there’s a post on this coming soon!), but […]

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