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 😛 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

The Dr Martens Museum Collection Hieronymus Bosch boots are the coolest shoes ever (Pascal vs Smooth Leather 1460 Boot Comparison)

One more review post then I'll be back to the usual outfit and wardrobe overview posts for May! I haven't talked about these on this blog before, but I've been looking for these Hieronymus Bosch Dr Martens boots since about 2016, predating when I even considered fashion a hobby. I saw someone wearing a pair … Continue reading The Dr Martens Museum Collection Hieronymus Bosch boots are the coolest shoes ever (Pascal vs Smooth Leather 1460 Boot Comparison)

Jeans Shopping is Terrible: A Comparison of 12 Pairs of Madewell and ASOS Jeans

Behold, my journey to find two pairs of blue jeans in which I have tried on a frustrating number of jeans. I'm on a quest to find 2 more pairs of blue jeans! Until last month I only had two pairs of jeans, which were actually two pairs of the same style/size – ASOS petites … Continue reading Jeans Shopping is Terrible: A Comparison of 12 Pairs of Madewell and ASOS Jeans

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