It’s a Plaid, Plaid, Plaid, Plaid World

It’s a Plaid, Plaid, Plaid, Plaid World

Autumn is for plaid. Especially after a particularly hot and miserable summer in the city, I look forward to the days when I can wear the woolen tartans. Combined with a cashmere sweater, vest, and knee high boots, it is my go-to outfit for the season. Trends like crop tops and wide leg denim (shudder) [...]

Pack a Bag: Hotel Boulderado, Part II

Pack a Bag: Hotel Boulderado, Part II

for Part I... Hotel Boulderado was the ideal place to take a eighteen hour pit stop while we were in Colorado. The hotel historian, Laurel, gave us a tour of the property and with that, copious insight on the history of the hotel. The historic plans of the residential floors were slightly different than the floor [...]

Long Story Short

One of my most traumatic experiences growing up was getting sent home from school for my shorts being deemed “too short.” These were the same American Eagle chino shorts that many a teenage girl had in her back to school wardrobe, but nobody else wearing the shorts was sent home from school. Nobody else shot [...]

Et tu, Boot?

Et tu, Boot?

Desert boots came onto my radar circa 1997 or 1998. So vividly I recall a style page on the front half of an autumn issue of 'Teen magazine featuring desert boots of various styles, colors, and heel heights. The article advised winterizing a short skirt with tights and a pair of boots. I knew that [...]