On Friday night, I went to a friend’s party. I wanted to be both comfortable and a little dressy, so I went with this white maxi dress from Old Navy (which I got a few years ago for $15!), my favorite flower crown, and a bunch of rhinestone jewelry.
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Fashion inspiration from mainstream mags
As you might guess, I’m not the biggest fan of mainstream fashion magazines. But every once in a while, I flip through one and come across something genuinely interesting.
I saw this fabulous headpiece in a friend’s Marie Claire:
Shoes! Pretty, pretty shoes.
These Irregular Choice shoes are gorgeous.
I don’t know how anyone can walk in them, though. I really don’t get this super-high-shoes-with-no-heel trend. Continue reading
I am Joolienn
At ArtBeat, I met Joolie Cahill, the owner/designer of I Am Joolienn. Her tagline is “Making catastrophes stylish since ’84,” which is something I can get behind!
ArtBeat and OOTD
On Saturday, I checked out ArtBeat, one of the many awesome festivals in Somerville. The weather was beautiful, perfect for wandering around and taking in all the creativity.
Before Pinterest and Polyvore…
…There were collages.
Actual paper collages. Literal cutting and pasting.
I made a bunch of fashion collages years ago, and I still think they sum up my style better than any Pinterest board could.
Friday links, brought to you by…the universe.
When I grow up, I want to live in a leopard house.
In other Cool Buildings news, check out this French school.
A great post about celebrating life achievements other than weddings and babies: I Get Presents for Being Single and You Should Too
Also from XoJane, fun fashion advice from both Emily and Lesley.
Last but not least, some inspiration: Crazy Talk: The Do-What-You-Love Guide
Fabulous finds, pink and geeky edition
How cool are these Pac-Man ghost ponchos??
Rainbow skirt love
My friend Mary and I are kindred fashion spirits, especially when it comes to rainbow skirts.
Bring back wide-leg jeans!
Remember when JNCO jeans were a thing? And shiny Airwalks? Or am I dating myself?
Although my style has evolved over the years, I’ve never outgrown my love of super-wide-leg jeans. I had an amazing pair that I wore all the time in seventh grade, and if they still fit, I’d be wearing them right now.
I don’t have a picture of them at the moment–I’ll have to look through my old boxes of photos next time I’m at my parents’ house!–but they were from Weathervane and looked something like these: