WINTER GAMES

Puffy jackets and lace-up boots one day, shirtdresses and sandals the next. The whiplash-worthy paradox of Indiana weather negates any need for a strict seasonal wardrobe, and although online memes that prey upon our pride to be unique may suggest otherwise, it’s not just a … Read moreWINTER GAMES

2019: YEAR IN REVIEW

And just like that, it’s 2020. (Seriously, how? Sometimes it feels like it wasn’t that long ago that we were getting ready to celebrate a new millennium. That was when I was 11, and New Year’s Eve meant hugging my parents at midnight and toasting … Read more2019: YEAR IN REVIEW

WORD OF 2020

Next week, 2020 begins. The prelude to a modern Roaring Twenties, perhaps — hopefully without the predecessor’s reality-check chapter in economics. Indianapolis alone is host to several 1920s-themed New Year’s Eve galas and house parties this year, and as I’m searching through racks of fluttering, … Read moreWORD OF 2020

THE STORYTELLER’S LIFE

I’ve never considered myself an “influencer.” (Mostly because level of influence is something that can only be determined by those around you, not yourself. Then again, I’m a linguistics nerd who reads a lot into nuances, so that might just be me.) Fashion blogger. Writer. … Read moreTHE STORYTELLER’S LIFE

AFTERNOON IN THE SUN

This is the second part of a 4-part series on adding Victorian flair to everyday fashion. Read the first part. And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that … Read moreAFTERNOON IN THE SUN

MODERN VICTORIAN

I’d like to call it the Downton Abbey effect: It seems like in every high-end boutique and fast-fashion mecca alike, there’s a ruffled silk blouse or flowy Gunne Sax copycat maxi dress in the window. Like when I stopped by Zimmerman’s new brick-and-mortar in Las … Read moreMODERN VICTORIAN