Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Stories from the Past Month

last week... This week, a round up of articles featuring sustainability in style: "How Sustainable Is Consigning Clothing? TheRealReal Is Glad You Asked" by Steff Yotka via Vogue, April 5, 2019, accessed online April 5, 2019 "Fashion backwards? H&M to trial sales of vintage garments" via Reuters, April 5, 2019, accessed online April 5, 2019 [...]

Tweed of Sound

Something about wearing tweed makes me feel particularly put together. Between developing an obsession for jacket and skirt sets circa 2012 and Blair Waldorf serving up spring tweed inspiration, spring tweed is a look that I love. To be honest, I do not wear it nearly enough.   Nobody, fictional or otherwise, has ever nailed [...]

Pack a Bag: Haywood Park Hotel, Part II

Pack a Bag: Haywood Park Hotel, Part II

for part I... While we were staying at the Haywood Park Hotel, the hotel kindly made our dining arrangements. Dinner at Hemingway's Cuba next door and breakfast at Isa's Bistro. Our dinner reservations were originally for two, my husband and I; however Hemingway's Cuba was so flexible. The restaurant was able to accommodate my sister and [...]

Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Michelle Valtas, @Mvaltas

last Sartorial Sustainability Sunday... This week I am excited to introduce Michelle Valtas. I initially connected with Michelle when I discovered her tweets about paring down. I am always impressed with anyone who pursues a more minimal lifestyle. In the effort of wanting to clear out my own clutter, I wanted to chat with someone [...]

Spring Salad with Young Beets, Haricot Vert, and Goat Cheese // @2souschefs

Spring Salad with Young Beets, Haricot Vert, and Goat Cheese // @2souschefs

"The spring equinox may have come and gone, but Mother Nature still has the majority of the country thinking the warmer weather is still be months away; however, the longer days have us chomping at the bit for spring ingredients. Very soon restaurant menus will be filled with dishes containing ramps, morels, fava beans, and [...]

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

read part I here... One of the strongest green initiatives of Airlie is the property's approach to sustainable agriculture. Not only is there on-site farm land but there is also a community garden. Inviting and integrating Airlie guests as well as locals, into the agriculture component not only facilitates time in the outdoors but also promotes healthy [...]