For the next installment of The Authors (see the first here), I designed an outfit inspired by Sylvia Plath. Naturally I wanted to incorporate a few of my favorite female authors as well. Sylvia was an American novelist and poet working in the ’50s and ’60s. Her life was fraught with mental illness and personal…Read More
Archives for November 2015
From left to right: 1) Getting cozy on a rainy day. 2) Ripped jeans and stilettos for fall. 3) Feeling artsy. 4) Pretending to be healthy. 5) Not pretending to be healthy. 6) Nothing like waking up to a cappuccino.
I don’t typically participate in Black Friday. I’m not interested in having my vintage clothes be trampled by a group of citizens desperate for a new TV. And at 4’11 trampling is a real issue to be concerned about. But shopping online through the weekend is a trample-free way to score the best deals to…Read More
I’m so excited to announce the first post of an exciting new series: The Authors. This series will feature outfits inspired by my favorite writers. I’ve styled them very specifically to express the personal history and passions of my literary role models. Fittingly we’re starting with the love of my life, Leo Tolstoy. Count Lev…Read More
From left to right: 1) Ballerina in the house. 2) Morning coffee. 3) Nothing warms up a rainy day like philosophical romance. 4) Thinking of my favorite city in this difficult time. 5) Some casual Drake. 6) Stockings season.
My fascination with Russia and Russian literature has been well established, so it’s no surprise that my latest book is a biography of the last imperial family, in particular the often-shafted Romanov sisters. The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport gets five stars on my scale of nonfiction historical works. There’s a lot of lore and…Read More