Category Archives: fashion

Back-to-School Shopping List

I’ve always loved back-to-school season: cruising the school supply aisle at Target, considering style options in the flood of September magazines, and anticipating fall weather with every cool August breeze (even when said breezes were few and far between).  As such, I’ve spent the last few days assembling a fall shopping list, organized around one […]

Fall 2014: Jasmin Shokrian

The fall collections continue to trickle in, and Jasmin Shokrian’s arty-elegant designs caught my eye — the metallic shoes are a nice detail. See the complete presentation at image credits: jasmin shokrian courtesy photos for

Week Twelve: Simple Pretty Picks / March 2014

Every spring, I try to give my wardrobe a good edit: culling pieces that I no longer wear, and considering additions that will seamlessly fit into the rotation. I look for items that are polished and city-appropriate but comfortable enough to spend the day walking and Tube riding, not to mention sturdy enough to withstand […]

Fall 2014: Samuji

Chic simple looks from Finnish design studio Samuji seem sweetly innocent. Loving the fall collection, viewable at image credits: samuji courtesy photos for

Milan Fall 2014: Anteprima

Every season, I stumble across a new-to-me utilitarian luxe® designer that I immediately fall in love with. For fall 2014, that designer is Anteprima. Based in Hong Kong and Milan, Izumi Ogino designs for a woman of all seasons: intelligent, confident, feminine and joyful. (And if that doesn’t sum up what I’m trying to achieve […]