• 30 Day Challenges,  Fashion

    Glamour

    I have been waiting and waiting to debut this vintage 60’s faux fur coat for quite a while. My friend Sarah gave it to me along with these two vest/cape/whatever things from her grandmother’s closet, and I adore it. But it takes a little bit of bravery (for me) to sport a coat with this much personality, and it just needed the perfect dress to go with it. And then Romé from Sunday Millie asked if I wanted to choose a dress to feature for the Dressember Campaign, since she’s doing it but she’s camera-shy, and I saw this and… here we are. Today I am pretending to be a 1940’s…

  • 30 Day Challenges,  Fashion

    The Perfect Dress

    I currently have a small stash of dresses never before worn on the blog sitting in my room. Some of them, I have had for a while. Some of them, like this dress, I found on my most recent thrifting trip when I had a little bit of extra spending money in my pocket. A very little bit. And one of them was kindly sent over to me from Sunday Millie in support of the Dressember Campaign; hopefully I’ll be wearing that one tomorrow. Wait till you see it; it is gorgeous! When I pulled this dress off the rack yesterday, I knew it HAD to be mine. This is…

  • Book Reviews,  Fashion

    The Woodcutter

    Today’s outfit was NOT inspired by this book. But as I was walking out the door, I spotted the book and thought “Oh hey, we match!” so we’ll pretend it was intentional. Really, I just wanted to wear this fantastic cape thing from my darling friend Sarah’s late grandma — she’s the same person who gave me this vest thing. I was actually wearing a different outfit this morning, trying to make a spring skirt work for fall, but there was just something really off about it. You know, when you have elements of an outfit that should work, but it doesn’t? Yeah. That was this morning. Thankfully, I remembered…