A long post about my shoes. How much I've been wearing them and why, how much I've spent on them, cost-per-wear and wears-per-month, and a look back on my shoes of yesteryear. Current shoes It's been a while since I actually did some good old fashioned Airtable stuff, and given how by far the most … Continue reading State of the Wardrobe: Shoes
Okay I LITERALLY typed up the ENTIRE post, around 2k words, then the wordpress editor decided to delete the whole thing during my final edit when I was trying to fix a caption, and no amount of cmd+z would bring it back. I had something like this happen before, but I had decided that the … Continue reading Outfits July 1 – July 16 2019
In the summer of 2016, I decided that there was no reason I should morosely look at my reflection every morning and wish that I could have an outfit I actually liked, because as an adult with an actual full time job, I could now (literally) afford to make that change happen. For a change, … Continue reading Resources and Tips for Doing a Wardrobe Overhaul
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
I've published some Airtable views of my whole wardrobe! You can now see every outfit item I own. I don't track wears for old pajama t-shirts and such so I didn't include those in the published views. See all the published views over at the My Style page, although I've embedded some links below, too. … Continue reading Wardrobe Round-up: April 2019 + You can now (virtually) view my closet!
In which the commitment to retro normcore begins. Just to be clear, none of this is an April fools joke. As you may have guessed, I am an aggressively boring person so this is, as usual, serious. (And I don't think of being boring as a negative. It basically means I don't make or take … Continue reading Wardrobe Round-up March 2019
Running a bit late with this one (there's only about a week left in the month, lol), but still churning it out. As usual, I'm evaluating my progress in the following areas: 🌊 Depth – do textures, layers, and accessories provide a feeling of richness? Are there small, medium, and large shapes throughout the outfit? … Continue reading March 2019 Outfits: Part 1