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

A less angsty post for once 😛 Just having some fun coming up with some summery themed outfits using pieces in my wardrobe 🦇 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

12 outfits from a Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge / May 2019 Outfits Part 1

@petraalexandra was hosting a 30x30 wardrobe challenge (choose 30 items of clothes and shoes minus activewear/loungewear and only wear those for 30 days) on Instagram for May. I decided at the last minute to hop onto the train but only with a 20x20. I wear about 40-45 items a month with no self-imposed restrictions, if … Continue reading 12 outfits from a Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge / May 2019 Outfits Part 1

Vintage Adventure Style: Outfits Inspired by Old-school Banana Republic Catalogs

A few weeks ago @shipwreckghost commented that one of my outfits reminded her of the old Banana Republic catalogs from the 1980s, which send me down a rabbit hole of the mother of all eighties-does-thirties-explorer-style clothing. For real, Banana Republic used to be a safari/explorer themed store! They started out selling military surplus (from all … Continue reading Vintage Adventure Style: Outfits Inspired by Old-school Banana Republic Catalogs

Travel Capsule: 10 Days in Boston, Winter 2018

I took this trip a few months ago and at this point SF is sliding into spring weather, but given how ephemeral the Instagram feed is, I decided I'd throw everything onto an article here. The individual outfit captions probably repeat some thoughts I've voiced in the original instagram captions, but I didn't get a … Continue reading Travel Capsule: 10 Days in Boston, Winter 2018

Creating a Winter-Spring Mini Capsule in a “Storybook Romantic” Style

I probably should have just queued these posts up and released them throughout the next week instead of posting four in one day, but eh, I'm still firmly thinking of this whole thing as a hobby involving sporadically-produced content rather than an endeavor involving a targeted growth rate of views. TL;DR: As you may have … Continue reading Creating a Winter-Spring Mini Capsule in a “Storybook Romantic” Style

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