Category Archives: Random

Italian Vintage (Not Wine)!

After falling in love with a Comme des Garçons jacket at an outlet store then realizing the dollar equivalent was almost my entire shopping budget, I quickly made a strategic shopping decision: focus on accessories. In Milan I purchased a … Continue reading

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Remembering the 70s

The passing of Donna Summer last week made me a little nostalgic for the 70s.  She was the Queen of Disco and I clearly and fondly remember singing along to her songs – on the radio! – in my bedroom. … Continue reading

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Shopping with Amelia

You know how I feel about certain clothes or accessories – when I have an interesting experience finding something, that piece is forever dear to me. Finding this inexpensive (cheap, really) teal sundress was an interesting experience. I don’t have … Continue reading

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I Love Me Some Crazy Fashion

Now that the annual, televised self-congratulatory orgy (a.k.a. Hollywood’s awards season) has commenced, I’m reminded again of how much more fun it was to watch the shows when I was a kid.  Before designers’ lips were firmly affixed to the … Continue reading

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Workouts and Dressing Up…

Many people make New Year’s Resolutions.  I make December Resolutions so I can get a jump on things.  And, apparently, so I can hone my self-deprivation skills through the holidays.  This tradition of mine is probably something I ought to … Continue reading

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Dragon Tattoos and Swirly Earrings

Ever since the day two years ago, when a friend practically forced me to read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, I have been obsessed with the Stieg Larsson’s trilogy and counting the months, weeks and, now, days, until the … Continue reading

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Can I Tell You About These Boots?

One of the reasons I love clothes and accessories is that they sometimes remind me of an experience – the experience I had buying them or the experience I had wearing them.  If the experience was a good one, that … Continue reading

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