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

A tangent into beauty blogging: How I apply makeup for my monolided, glasses-wearing, bangs-framed face and personal style

Got a reader request to talk about how I do my makeup! I don't really consider makeup a strong suit or even a hobby at this point, but it's still a part of ~my look~ so I figured this post could still fall under the blog umbrella. I make no claims of being a beauty … Continue reading A tangent into beauty blogging: How I apply makeup for my monolided, glasses-wearing, bangs-framed face and personal style

Thoughts on styling sneakers with wide-leg pants and culottes

I got a pair of white New Balance classics (specifically, model WL574v2) recently because I wanted to expand my casual outfit options. I’ve mostly been practicing putting together outfits with relatively dressy pieces, but now I’m at a point where I can pick out specific things that work or not in outfits that I think … Continue reading Thoughts on styling sneakers with wide-leg pants and culottes