Stripe Theory

My high school self would have lost it over this skirt. My present day self has lost it over this skirt. I am always a fan of blue and white stripes, as underscored by content over the past year and a half. I can imagine myself uncovering it while shopping with mom and subsequently obsessing [...]

Fighting the Office A/C

It is cliche to complain about the office air conditioning. Yet, until I brought a few layering options into my workplace, I was a machine at bitching at the constant frigid temperature. Recently my company's northeast branch relocated to a better grade office building and with that, we lost the ability to adjust the thermostat. [...]

Look Before Blue Leap

It has been raining a lot in Philadelphia lately. Right now I have one bright turquoise Patagonia raincoat and one khaki Calvin Klein raincoat, both of which I love for different reasons. The turquoise one is excellent for folding up and keeping in my purse for an afternoon rainstorm. The khaki one is fabulous for [...]

The Bird Degree

It is no secret here that I love Esprit. Stopping by McRae's (RIP) with my mom during the spring super sale days when you had to turn up extra early was my method of scoring Esprit items. Emphasis on the sale. Emphasis on extra early. Although it was pretty hilarious that my mom and I [...]

Speed of White

Four shirtdresses are not enough! They never go out of style and generally they are made of cotton poplin, which means they wash well and are durable. I like this particular shirtdress because it is a bit shorter. It almost looks like a men's dress shirt. Who does not love looking like they are walking [...]

Eyelet Episode

I think the factor that allows me to filter out so many Asos styles is that so much of it is made of polyester. I have a huge dislike for that particular synthetic fabric for items that are not active wear. One hundred percent cotton (or silk, or linen, or wool) is where it is [...]