Rainy summer days are a constant problem for me. Because I live in Boston, rain also means hurricane winds, which renders even the strongest of umbrellas useless. It also means dire humidity that makes most jackets insufferable. Fortunately, my pals over at Wellensteyn at the Wrenthem Outlets had the answer. This trench is adorable, lightweight, and…Read More
Archives for July 2016
From left to right: 1) Argentinean alfajores I made for an office party. 2) I could eat oysters all day every day in this weather. 3) Making Modern on view at the MFA Boston. 4) I once interviewed Sheila Hicks while she frantically disassembled a finished exhibit, much to the curator’s distress. She’s been one of my favorites ever since. 5) Poolside with Junot Diaz. 6) I…Read More
I’m all about utilizing garments in new and interesting ways. So when I found this maternity shirt in a dressing room, I immediately thought it would make a nice dress. I made a few alterations to take in the sides and accessorized with a leather harness to give the flowy ensemble some edge. Perks of…Read More
The Boston Public Library just got a major makeover, and like the female lead in a ‘90s romantic comedy, it’s now one of the cool kids. The architecture team at William Rawn Associates, who also designed the East Boston and Mattapan branches, took the almost 50-year-old Johnson Building and remade it for a 21st century…Read More
Perhaps it’s my lifelong propensity for reading, or a woefully optimistic misinterpretation of Nancy Drew books, but sometimes I dress like a librarian. I was drawn to this bow-tie blouse because of my Gossip Girl days and paired it with a zip-down pencil skirt for a mix of classic and edgy. The look takes a…Read More
From left to right: 1) Latest reads. 2) Happy Birthday, America. 3) Nick Cave infiltrates the Boston art scene again. 4) Letting my Boston pride shine through. 5) Natural habitat. 6) Haciendo planes a ver mi familia.