February 2019 Outfits Overview: Part 1

Moving my outfit overviews into their own posts out from the monthly round-ups because going over outfits one by one without any other arc is redundant since I already have that content on my Instagram. I'll embed the instagram posts for the current set of outfits referenced to include the original description for reference but … Continue reading February 2019 Outfits Overview: Part 1

Posting Outfits to Instagram: Considering Pros and Cons

One of the suggestions for posts / instastories I received was how to build up the confidence to post outfit pictures to Instagram, because putting yourself out there is scary! Here's how I approach it. Personally I find that uncertainty ("what if???") is the overarching factor around posting nerves, so my general advice on getting … Continue reading Posting Outfits to Instagram: Considering Pros and Cons

Translating Inspirational Styleboards to Realistic Wardrobes: Victorian Tea Party, But Make it Athleisure

This is the third post in this series, where I walk through examples of turning fantasy style inspiration boards into more practical wardrobes that are cohesive but not repetitive. See the previous one, a circus style board translated to smart casual officewear + casual weekend outfits, here. In the original post, I didn't build a … Continue reading Translating Inspirational Styleboards to Realistic Wardrobes: Victorian Tea Party, But Make it Athleisure

Translating Inspirational Styleboards to Realistic Wardrobes: Circus Yuppie Edition

You've got a Pinterest board (or album on your phone or computer) full of beautiful photos that are such a mood and totally your goal aesthetic. There are runway photos and flavor images and stock photos and street style snaps. But it’s not obvious how to translate it to a collection of wearable pieces that … Continue reading Translating Inspirational Styleboards to Realistic Wardrobes: Circus Yuppie Edition

Small tasks, big changes: 64 things to do to improve your wardrobe

In the spirit of the new year, I thought that in addition to making some vaguer sartorial resolutions, it would be nice to make a list of specific things that I can do to work on various aspects of my wardrobe. I already have a post about some higher-time-investment long-term tracking and inventorying you can … Continue reading Small tasks, big changes: 64 things to do to improve your wardrobe

DIY shitty Gorillapod for taking outfit photos while traveling

Pretty much what the title says! If you forgot a tripod or gorillapod, or don't have one, here's a janky setup that is still better for taking photos in your hotel or airbnb room than a dusty mirror pic or making do with whatever lighting and angle you end up with when perching your phone … Continue reading DIY shitty Gorillapod for taking outfit photos while traveling