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let’s all obsess over Kate’s boots.

27 Oct

Here’s my friend Kate, her boyfriend, and her amazing boots.

Kate is probably sick of people talking about her boots, but whatever, everyone loves them. Here are some pictures.

I love the red zipper

Today, Kate bought a necklace from my Etsy shop, and suggested we start a joint blog called “Kate loves stuff Kate loves.”

What Would Light-Up Jesus Do?

9 Oct

Today, Beth and I went to Rise Photography‘s backyard vintage sale (which is still going on if you are reading this before 5pm on October ninth!). They’ve had these vintage sales before, but they always happen to be on days when I’m working, so I was happy to go shop and hang out with cool folks like Mandy and Diane and Hannah. Beth and I also checked out the bicycle tire taxidermy exhibit inside the gallery. All kinds of great stuff is happening there today!

When we first showed up, Mandy was trying on a gorgeous dress that fit her perfectly. I neglected to take a picture, but I did tell her that if she didn’t buy it, I would THROW UP.

Mandy took a picture of my outfit: Continue reading

HistoryChick

6 Oct

Polyvore user HistoryChick has been cranking out some seriously gorgeous sets inspired by influential women, and she was nice enough to let me share some of my favorites on this blog. You should totally click on all of them, because each set includes information on the subject in addition to a lovely outfit. She’s definitely taught me a few things about fashion AND history.

 

"What a brave man she was, and what a good woman."

“What a brave man she was, and what a good woman.” by HistoryChick featuring short shoes

It was hard to choose just a few; HistoryChick has so many of these sets that she’s had to split them into four categories: Women Scholars & Activists, Women Artists & Entertainers, Royal Women, and Women Warriors & Athletes.

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Sena’s Outfit

12 Sep

My friend Sena was wearing an adorable outfit, so I tried to take her picture as she danced around her apartment.

She put on some boots and a sweet feathered hat.

I love how she’s dressed for cold weather, but looks like a lady, not a marshmallow. It’s hard to see her scarf in the pictures, but it’s got thin blue stripes and it’s the softest thing in the world. She got it for four bucks at Material Objects! I was jealous so I bought an orange one (mine was more expensive because I didn’t score a used one).

UPDATE: Derek took this picture of me dancing in my orange scarf.

You can see one of Sena’s lanky black cats lurking in the background. Eeeek!

cute stuff you might actually be able to afford: back to school

1 Sep

For me, one of the most exciting parts of fashion has always been back to school shopping. Hell, back to school shopping has always been one of my favorite parts of school. After staring at the September issues on the magazine racks at work, I was inspired to create a set full of items that both the current and high school versions of myself would love.

How do I not already own that Misfits shirt?

cute cheap stuff: back to school

Purse Wall!

30 Aug

My friend Kate has a purse wall. It looks wicked cool and it’s a good way to store purses. I took some lousy cell phone pictures. Enjoy!

Kate works at one of my favorite local clothing stores, Club 21. When I was fifteen, I totally bought the world’s tiniest miniskirt from the five dollar bin, but she probably didn’t work there then. Anyway, I really liked her purse wall, so here you go.

soooo cuuuute

Stuff and Junk: August 12, 2010

12 Aug
  • Holy crap everybody, I’m gonna be reading stuff I wrote at Scratchpad #3 on Tuesday at Mama’s CrowBar! The Scratchpad Reading Series, started by the wonderful Mary Phillips-Sandy, is a quarterly fiction/nonfiction reading that features works-in-progress. Please come if you live around here!
  • This is old, but hilarious: vandalism of Diesel’s obnoxious “BE STUPID” ads.
  • I would like to draw everyone’s attention to this gorgeous dress.

gorgeous!

  • Please buy my boyfriend’s car, even though he mocks my glorious station wagon in the Craigslist ad.
  • Nobody listens to me: despite my best efforts, everyone will soon give in to the Canadian Business Suit.

PROFESSIONAL MODEL. DO NOT ATTEMPT AT HOME.

  • Aw look, it’s Diane from Ferdinand! Look how adorable she is and how awesome her store is! Do it now!
  • Another fabulous local store, Find, is celebrating its first birthday, which means snacks and a sale!
  • I don’t understand why I’m not wearing this outfit:

crazy stuff I can’t afford

11 Aug

Here’s what I’d be wasting my money on if I were a billionaire.

crazy stuff I can't affordFashion Trends & Styles - Polyvore

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When I am filthy rich, I will wear the bow-front blouse, black underpants, and silver rain boots from the last set and stomp around my mansion.

cute stuff you might actually be able to afford: lilac and red

28 Jul
Cheap Stuff: Current Color ObsessionFashion Trends & Styles - Polyvore

Cheap Stuff: Current Color Obsession by sweetdisorder featuring Tarina Tarantino jewelry

This color combination is my new favorite thing: juicy bright orangey red with pale ladylike lilac.

elephants never forget to make you cry your eyes out

20 Jul

It started with a five dollar ankle bracelet and ended in tears. Continue reading