Thanksgiving outfit ideas

After years of the same Thanksgiving outfit, I’m feeling a change this year. While I haven’t worn the same outfit literally every single year since 2008, the J. Peterman wool challis skirt has captured probably 70% of turkey days during that time. Looking back now, during the non-Peterman years, I was wearing the same basic …

The Thanksgiving Feast

I have a confession to make: I don’t like turkey. I’ll eat it, but it’s certainly not a favorite. Despite having hosted Thanksgiving celebrations since cramming my extended family into my grad school apartment back in 2008, I have never actually roasted a turkey! If you’re similarly ambivalent about turkey, concerned about tripling turkey prices, …

Style Profile: Lauren Greenwood, Seven Lantern Lane

I’ve written quite a bit about finding quality childrenswear (here’s part 2!) because I really believe that a love for quality design and craftsmanship starts young. As I started to think about upgrading my daughter’s wardrobe several years ago, one of the first childrenswear designers/business owners I connected with on Instagram was Lauren Greenwood of …

Refining the wardrobe

I’ve mentioned before that I’ve been phasing black clothing out of my wardrobe. I haven’t done anything drastic like purge everything and replace it with navy versions of the same, but as things wear out or new things go on sale, I’ve been slowly removing black items from my closet. As I’ve also said, this …