the new look: velvet polka dots.

need something to wear to thanksgiving, christmas, or holiday work events? i love this velvet polka dot slip dress from banana republic. it’s in a neutral shade that works for pretty much any occasion (even post holiday) and it’s form fitting but not restrictive. paired with a chunky cardigan, pumps or booties, it’s work appropriate; later on, swap out your…
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fall needs & wants

the new look: black on gray on black.

taking it back to a look from my trip to memphis with anh last month. i was only in town for about 2 days, and wanted to pack light so the easiest way to do that was with sleek separates. i’ve had this relaxed blazer from zara for years (here’s a look featuring it from 2014) and it has held…
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throwback: balenciaga fall 2007.

fall 2017 has become known as the season of the blazer, but i remember the last time the runways, editors, and buyers were all about the blazer and it was fall 2007. nicolas ghesquière presented an absolutely stellar collection for balenciaga that was an homage to street style and the high-low mix. remember when everyone had the coin trim scarf from…
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currently coveting: fall bag edit.

earlier, i focused on fall trend pieces under $100 and this week is my fall bag edit. bags are something i usually deem an investment, so you’ll see me carrying the same styles over and over (like my céline box, future glory ring bag, or chanel wallet on chain), but it’s nice to mix it up since this season some…
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currently coveting: fall trends under $100.

when it comes to trends, my motto is follow the ones that work for you, but don’t go broke doing so. i’ve been diligent about finding fall trends under $100, and making sure they work with pieces already in my closet. if you follow me on instagram, you know i’m already a big fan of my classic vans, plaid blazers,…
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