livewear After car repairs ruined my last full day off, I needed to pick myself up and get motivated this week. Surprisingly, it worked. I listed several items on etsy, went to the bank, paid my city taxes, revised an article (more on that soon), completed a poem, did three loads of laundry, finished The … Continue reading live/wear + week in review
livewear This outfit is a bit crazy. But this room is a bit crazy, in a good way. Who would have thought to mix a tangerine, oriental rug with graphic, modern art and über contemporary accents (apparently Elle Decor)? I tried to pick up not only the color scheme but also the sense of texture and playfulness … Continue reading live/wear
I like the eclectic, pop-art-meets-farm-house quality of this room. live wear I'm drawn to the art deco lines in this River Island body con dress, but I don't think I'll feel comfortable wearing something so form fitting on my lower half anytime soon. The fit and flare skirt adds volume and, I think, more versatility … Continue reading live/wear
livewear Today, a live/wear inspired by this wonderful side table setting and wall display. Mint green and pale blue anchor various textures, prints, and mediums to create a cohesive, visually exciting space. I love when a space, or an outfit, manages to be both interesting and relatively laid back. I tried to capture the feel … Continue reading live/wear
live.wear* This has been an exhausting week. The cool weather and today's visit from the Dalai Lama brought hundreds of people into the coffee shop, where I worked for five solid days. We were at least a person down from where we needed to be to keep the shop running smoothly this morning. I didn't … Continue reading live/wear
live/wear I would typically never pair purple with orange because they are, historically, my least favorite colors. But I do enjoy a good, seventies-inspired, burnt orange and I've recently begun to hoard purple garments (my friend, Andrea, really likes the color purple; I think she's a big part of the reason I have come to … Continue reading live/wear: purple + orange
Untitled #157 The room photo above is actually the product image for Cutting Edge stencils. I enjoy the modern mix of jewel tones, textures, and patterns. I wanted to replicate it in a casual outfit, perfect for a day of sightseeing and shopping around Charlottesville.
live/wear Can you believe that the beautiful, two-tone dresser in that photo was thrifted and refinished? The fact that someone could achieve such wonderful results from something easy to overlook at first is inspiring. That kind of drive and creativity is the solution to my strong will to decorate with very little money. You can … Continue reading live/wear