2018 met gala: heavenly bodies.

color me surprised: this year’s met gala red carpet was one of the best in years. not just the best met gala red carpet, but red carpet period (save the black panther premiere). i was fully prepared to see a bunch of celebs and models wear basic gowns and add a cross or rosary. not so. there was so much…
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transitional wardrobe picks


dots and culottes.

happy monday! i’m here with something a little different, i was asked by sheela to part of the fab 40s monthly link up. every month a member of the group picks a theme, for example menswear, velvet, or leopard, and the members post new looks that are based on this theme. this month’s theme was culottes, which as a person…
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check coatdress.

i love a good dress, and especially one that does double duty (like this lace one). this check coatdress from pixie market can not only be worn as a jacket or oversized blazer, but all buttoned up as a dress. i really like that the closure on this one isn’t too deep, so it shows off just enough skin. the…
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the friday five.

and we’re back after a few weeks away! how was your week? mine was actually pretty mellow…i attended the opening party of a new pop-up tiki bar in the marina, and had a chili night with some girlfriends (and made my nana’s cornbread). the weekend should be also chill, watching some playoff basketball (go sixers!), and i’m running a 5k…
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leather and lace.

the weather has been really funky lately—super sunny and warm one day and chilly downpours with wind the next. which means i’ve been able to wear some spring things, but also have to pull out the layers occasionally. so what do you do when you want to wear a dress but it’s cooler out? in this case, i took this…
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