Branching Out From Chunky Sweaters and Boots: Learning to Enjoy Spring and Summer Fashion

Why was getting dressed for summer so hard? Anecdotally, it seems that a lot of people have a harder time putting their best fashion self forward in spring and summer than in fall and winter. I was definitely one of those people who would always get excited when the weather started cooling down and stores … Continue reading Branching Out From Chunky Sweaters and Boots: Learning to Enjoy Spring and Summer Fashion

MIA “Madeline” clogs update: removing the heel pad and poor quality glue

Remember "First Impressions Review and Comparison: MIA β€œMadeline” and β€œBety” Clog Sandals"? I ended up going with the MIA clogs, and have overall been pretty happy with them but for the annoying fact that one weekend during a 2-day heatwave the glue holding the leather pad on sole must have spent too long at too … Continue reading MIA “Madeline” clogs update: removing the heel pad and poor quality glue

Fixing “I have nothing to wear!” Having go-to outfits for every occasion

When starting out doing a wardrobe overhaul, one of the main exercises recommended by Anuschka Rees' book The Curated Closet is to sit down and list out all the activities you do in a typical month and how often you do them, to figure out what proportion of clothes you should ideally have in each … Continue reading Fixing “I have nothing to wear!” Having go-to outfits for every occasion

Translating Styleboards to Wardrobes and Outfits: Summer Witch, Weekend Edition

A less angsty post for once πŸ˜› Just having some fun coming up with some summery themed outfits using pieces in my wardrobe πŸ¦‡ I enjoy a good themed mini capsule / outfit set, and it's fun to on pull out slightly different aesthetics from my wider closet (you can see my whole closet over … Continue reading Translating Styleboards to Wardrobes and Outfits: Summer Witch, Weekend Edition