I found this dress at a Goodwill in New Hampshire. It was a child’s costume from a community theatre production and it was floor length. Fortunately, being mini has its perks, and I took it home, chopped off the bottom and turned it into a fashion piece. And by me I mostly mean my mom. …Read More
Two weeks ago I fled the daily grind to Portland, Maine with Greyhound and saw a whole different side of the city. The Maine hub is devastatingly hip, with a growing foodie scene, art on every street corner, and craft breweries for days. It blends historic charm and contemporary amenities in the same wonderful way Boston does….Read More
Swimwear designer Francine Makuwa fled her home in the Congo as a refugee when she was 9 years old. As she traveled to the United States to seek asylum, an elderly woman taught her how to crochet. “While running from the war, she found peace in crochet,” says Makuwa. “I never forgot.” Now, 17 years…Read More
I’ve mentioned before how wearing trench coats (and being a journalist) makes me feel like a detective. This vintage leather beauty is no exception. I love the bold silhouette (yes, those are ’80s shoulder pads). It’s somehow retro but still very contemporary. I’ve been looking for a leather trench for a long time and this…Read More
This month I’m partnering with Greyhound Bus Lines to highlight easy, affordable fall getaways. Last week I ventured to beautiful Portland, Maine. It’s only a 2 hour bus ride from Boston’s South Station, and the route also hits Portsmouth, NH and Wells, ME (Ogunquit area). At such a short drive, Portland could be a day…Read More
From left to right: 1) Quiet coffee shop moments. 2) I wish I couldn’t stayed beachside at the Spring Point Ledge Light forever. 3) When your wardrobe matches your art. 4) Celebrating National Lobster Day. 5) Books and boss ladies. 6) A sneak peak of my Portland, Maine trip with Greyhound.