Outfit Feature: Storybook Style, “Fall in California” edition

In continuing my celebration of fall while living somewhere where the temp reaching 75F in the afternoon is common though November, I have two looks that feel very fall but are nice to wear in mild weather. (And without any chunky sweaters!) When adapting a fall aesthetic to less traditionally fall appropriate items, I identify … Continue reading Outfit Feature: Storybook Style, “Fall in California” edition

Travel Capsule: 5 days in Portland, Oregon Fall 2019

Is this even a travel blog post if I'm not plugging packing cube amazon referral links? Sometimes I feel like I'm the only person who writes travel outfit posts who doesn't mind  packing up without them. Got back recently (it was recent at the time I started writing this...) from a short trip to Portland, … Continue reading Travel Capsule: 5 days in Portland, Oregon Fall 2019

Outfits September 1 – September 9 2019

In order to blend in with the changing foliage, the Margaret's outer coat turns various shades of yellow, orange, and red while maintaining some green once autumn begins. Just kidding, I wear fall colors all year round 😛 Also in the bay area there isn't really much fall foliage anyway 😢 Saving September 11 through … Continue reading Outfits September 1 – September 9 2019

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