The Economics of Fashion

Blazer: J.Crew; Blouse: Banana Republic; Jeans: F21; Tights: H&M; Heels: Thrifted; Necklace: H&M   New favorite necklace, meet my blog. Blog, meet my new favorite necklace. I saw this at H&M the other day and fell in love – adorable, … Read More


Weekend Casual

Blazer: Benetton; Shirt: Old Navy; Jeans: Banana Republic; Shoes: Target; Bag: Zappos: Silk scarf: India   I started to write “weekend cash” but then that just looked like slang for money instead of casual abbreviated and we all know that … Read More


Red, Blue and…Cream?

Cardi: Target; Blouse: Old Navy; Skinnies: Old Navy; Heels: Target   I love red & navy together, but I usually feel like a giant American flag…classy, but not usually the look I’m going for. (You can see why I love … Read More


Floral on Floral

Cardi: Target; Blouse: Downeast Basics; Skirt: Ann Taylor; Belt: From another dress; Flats: Target   This week demonstrates what is known as “progression.” Sweat pants to skinny jeans to skirts. Now you know where my affections are placed. This skirt … Read More


Recuperating + Liebster Blog Award

Cardi: Gap; Button down: Downeast Basics; Skinnies: H&M; Flats: Target; Belt-as-bracelet: thrifted   Yesterday I did manage to hit my goal of showering, and even got into non-flannel clothing! Success! Still, I figured I could leave skirts and heels for … Read More


Fashion Confession

Yesterday, I came down with a nasty cold and was totally miserable. I kept trying to talk myself into getting dressed, but the couch was just too appealing. At the end of the night, I was so exhausted by 9:30 … Read More


What I Wore for Valentine’s

Cardi: borrowed from sister; Blouse: Banana Republic; Skirt: H&M; Tights: Forever 21; Shoes: Target; Necklace: made by husband; Earrings: Nordstrom; Belt: Old   One of the downsides to cooking a good bit is that you get rather snotty about restaurant … Read More


Lace & Checks

Shirt: borrowed from husband; Skirt: Downeast Basics (similar); Tights: Target; Boots: Payless; Necklace: from a clothing swap   I’ve worn this outfit no fewer than three times in the past week. We kept forgetting to take pictures but I quite … Read More



Cardi: Gap (similar); Lace shirt + undershirt: Downeast Basics; Pants: Old Navy; Heels: Target   I’ve never been a particular fan of Valentine’s Day. It’s just always seemed sort of cheesy and annoying to me (and no, that wasn’t just … Read More



Sweater: Target (from a clothing swap); Skirt: Gap; Tights & Booties: Zappos; Belt: old; Pink necklace: made by husband (awesome, yes?); Teardrop necklace: gift from husband   I got this skirt nearly 8 years ago. I remember loving it dearly … Read More