Dressing Up Flannel

Let’s just call today Flannel Friday. Because flannel is having a moment. I never thought I’d be one to rock a checkered anything on a night out, mostly because the midwest girl in me still associates the pattern with something outdoorsy. But when you pair a flannel with leather skinnies and stilettos, there’s nothing outdoorsy about it. You can apply this to a lot of your comfiest closet staples. Wear them…. Read more

One Coat, Two Ways: Sweet to Sassy

I’ll [sometimes] find myself debating whether I want my style to be sweet or sassy. If it’s a work day, professionalism always wins. But if it’s a girl’s night out or a fun date, I like to feel edgier. Hence, why I’m trying to only splurge on purchases I can style multiple ways. I love a piece that can be worn causally, conservatively… and every way in between. Get more…. Read more

Go Glittery This Weekend

Looking for a date night outfit? Dare to grab that glittery top from the back of your closet. I’m usually shy about wearing anything with sequins or sparkles, mostly because I realllly overdid it in my teenage years. Even my lips used to sparkle. But it’s been a decade now [sigh]… and I’ve since learned there’s a subtle way to pull off the glitz. Pair your top with a simple blue…. Read more

Holiday Hues of Gold

Gold, glittery goodness. That’s how I feel about this maxi skirt I scooped up at Anthropologie.  It’s fun. It’s flirty. And it’s a perfect fit for a festive holiday party. Hues of gold make me giddy. As in, I do a little happy dance. I think it’s because gold reminds me there’s something great happening, something special, something worth celebrating. December is worth celebrating. It represents family, gratitude and gift…. Read more

Strut Your Style

We should all have a few pieces in our closet that make us feel sexy. Even if it’s just for ourselves. Maybe it’s your favorite stilettos. Or your boyfriend’s tee. Or your ripped-up jeans. A favorite of mine is this set by A.L.C. It hugs the curves I spent much of high school feeling embarrassed over. But with growth comes confidence, and with confidence comes sexiness. Put on something this week…. Read more