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
It’s no secret that my favorite place in the world is Japan. Just ask my friends. They’ll tell you that my first love wasn’t my husband — or any of the guys I dated before him — but instead was this island nation 6,000 miles … Read moreShowtime in Shoji
It seems only fitting that we receive our first big snow of the season the week I delve into the first few chapters of “A Game of Thrones.” After all, winter is coming, right? Amidst my first true foray into George R.R. Martin’s literary epic … Read moreScotland (Back)yard
How do I even begin describing 2018? IndyDressed turned 5 years old in July, if you can believe it (I still don’t think I totally believe it myself), and I entered a new decade of adventures. (Don’t really believe that either.) Checked off a few … Read moreFarewell, 2018
What are your holiday traditions? For my husband and I, one of our favorites is adding ornaments from the places we’ve traveled that year to our Christmas tree. (This year, we’re adding ones from my 30th birthday in St. Joseph, Michigan, and our trip to … Read moreAn Old Hollywood Christmas
Fact (only slightly exaggerated): Every awards show host changes outfits at least 10 times during the course of the evening. So when planning my Oscar party photo shoot, I felt compelled to bring along a second outfit as any proper host would. This floor-length red … Read moreThat Old Hollywood feeling
Alternative post title: “How to glam up your Game of Thrones addiction” Nothing speaks more to the Midwest’s unpredictable weather than a sudden, frigid wave of subzero temps that’s left my friends and fellow bloggers scrambling to find a perfect New Year’s Eve outfit that … Read moreNew Year’s … in Westeros?
The Carmel Christkindlmarkt, that is. On a blustery December afternoon with highs in the 20s and Indy’s first snow of the season, the Christkindlmarkt felt like a snowglobe of tiny wooden cabins distracted by clouds of whirling ice skaters and floating snowflakes. It was only … Read moreOff to the Markt!
If bold and bright isn’t quite your thing, here’s an example of how you can dress up for the holidays without feeling like Mrs. Fashionista Claus. My gold Kate Spade skirt is covered in sequins, and my faux suede block heels shine in the … Read moreHoliday look #2: Sparkles and emerald
Ever spend your waking hours searching for cat videos on YouTube? Constantly crave sugar? Lose track of time pinning party-perfect recipes that, let’s be honest, you could never replicate yourself without ending up on a Pinterest Fail blog? If you answered yes to any of … Read moreCute overload