July 23 OOTD: The Not-Outdated Powersuit

I think I’ve made my feelings on suits relatively clear – the time of the old-school power suit has passed. Women’s suiting has a long and illustrious history of an attempt to level the playing field between the genders. The 80s power suit in particular, with its gigantic padded shoulders mimicking the broad structured shoulders […]

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Shopping Therapy: The Psychology of Stuff – Part 2

All opinions are my own, and I’m not at all a psychologist or any sort of expert — in fact, I’m wholly unqualified to express this opinion (but express it, I will). This piece is simply a very unofficial exploration of an idea. The first part of this opinion piece laid out the issues with […]

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July 20 OOTD: Brunch with Friends (under $150)

Look cute and stay cool for a mimosa brunch out with your girls this summer! Better yet, all these pieces are super affordable and effortless. OOTD WHEN YOU’RE DRESSING TO EFFORTLESSLY IMPRESS YOUR GIRLS AT BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH: TOP: Laundry by Shelli Segal Ruffled V-Neck Blouse – $29.99 Easy and not fussy, the slight lace ruffle detail […]

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Shopping Therapy: The Psychology of Stuff – Part 1

All opinions are my own, and I’m not at all a psychologist or any sort of expert — in fact, I’m wholly unqualified to express this opinion (but express it, I will). This piece is simply a very unofficial exploration of an idea. “Our relationship with stuff starts early,” says Christian Jarrett in an August […]

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July 19 OOTD: Work-to-Date Double Duty

The Proposal was a solid rom com. I mean, I barely remember more than the initial premise (though I can’t suspend my disbelief about Ryan Reynolds being a secretly rich publishing assistant-slave, which, to be blunt is absurd– the only thing comparable to killing oneself as an entertainment assistant is being a publishing assistant, and […]

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July 18 OOTD: Business Casual Babe #2

Let’s talk bizniss some more. I work in entertainment, which on the West Coast, is frankly pretty casual. My company is boutique and I’m able to avoid the CAA business attire requirements. Even meetings are business casual, for the most part. Frankly, thank goodness, because the days of the women’s matchy-matchy suit (especially for younger […]

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A Girl Can Dream: Balenciaga Laundry Cabas

I have copped to a few authentic handbags, but frankly, I don’t think this structure/style is quite classic enough for me to justify spending $1800 (even if the retail is $2390). Hot dang, it’s cute though. I love it when TJ Maxx brings through those luxury goods…

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