Athleta Upgrade: Refreshing and Renewing My Workout Wardrobe

As much as I’d prefer NOT to wear my running clothes all day, it’s a new reality that isn’t always worth fighting. But as I said earlier this week, I’ve decided to stop apologizing for it and start embracing it. Salutation capri and Thermal Honeycomb Sweater in navy, Jacquard Fully Focused Sports Bra, and Birkenstocks Arizona

How to Wear Ankle Boots with Skirts and Dresses This Fall

Making your ankle boots more versatile is a great way to maximize your investment (because boots aren’t cheap!) and make smart, efficient use of your existing wardrobe. But how? One fabulous way to maximize your fall wardrobe is to pair your ankle boots with skirts and dresses. But while wearing boots with jeans is foolproof,

Pretty, Tough Girl: Ankle Boots Give Edge to A Demure Dress

I love demure and girly dresses like this long-sleeved dress from Madewell with a dropped waist, mock turtleneck, and feminine smocking details at the neck and wrists. But when the occasion (or my mood) calls for something less sweet, I like to toughen up a pretty-girl dress with socks and ankle boots. For this look, I

Vivid Velvet: The Go-To Fabric for Fall

If you only add one new item to your wardrobe this fall, consider buying something velvet: The go-to fabric for fall. Until recently, when I thought of velvet, a few images sprang quickly to mind: Christmas plaids and black velvet hair bows ala 1987, red velvet capes with white marabou fir trim, my college dorm

Why You Need Instagram

Instagram is a voyeur’s dream.  If you’re not on it, you need to be, even if you choose to keep your account private and never post a single photo.  And if you’re already on Instagram or choose to get on Instagram after this post, you need to follow me!  I post a lot of photos on