How to Look Older in Casual Clothes: Case studies with a graphic tee and a tulle skirt

[source: wikimedia] Sometimes you want to dress up, but sometimes you just want to wear your favorite pullover. As usual, in any discussion of how to look older in casual clothes I always start out by linking to the OG Extra Petite blog post How to Look Older in Casual Attire.  She did an excellent … Continue reading How to Look Older in Casual Clothes: Case studies with a graphic tee and a tulle skirt

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 “Madeline” and “Bety” 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