I stumbled into the nursery at Classical Conversation each Tuesday morning last fall, barely put together and dressed for dealing with snotty-nosed toddlers. Yup, baggy jeans and old sweatshirts became a staple. It took several bleary-eyed mornings before I realized that the Moms signing in their children were better dressed than I, yet were dealing […]
Autumn trends for 2015 are everywhere. Ashley, my friend and blogger at Bramblewood Fashion, is hosting/hosted an event where all of her readers could practice their fall-looks and show the results under the same hashtag. Other style-blogging friends have spoken up about how happy they are for the trends of this year and are already […]
I don’t know why, but as a girl I never really cared much for fall. I didn’t like the colors brown, red or orange and I wasn’t crazy about mums, either. I didn’t understand why people wanted to put dead corn on their porches to decorate with. Everything changed after Mark and I got married […]
Doing a few exercises for 5 minutes with excellent form and attention to details like breathing and alignment will do MORE GOOD for you over a longer period of consistency than doing a bunch more stuff for 20 minutes with terrible technique and alignment. So let me ‘splain, Luci!
My name is Darby, and I’m a thrift store addict. No, really. I am addicted and it is absolutely the best thing. Thrift shopping is my idea of a good time. A good 80% of my wardrobe is made up from wonderful things I’ve found from my local thrift stores. Thrifting is like searching for hidden gems. […]
It seems like it it shouldn’t be a big deal. I mean, how hard can buying a simple little undergarment like a bra be? But the truth is, buying a bra is anything but simple. And if you’ve ever stood in the lingerie department, facing the endless racks of bras and felt a bit of panic […]
Over the past couple years, I have been privileged to work in a ladies resale shop that focuses on high quality, current style items. I have learned more than I ever imagined about fashion and personal style! It has been an incredible experience, and I continue to learn more every day. The biggest thing that […]
It is a truth universally acknowledged that oft times a person has the need to reach a hand into one’s reticule for a few coins. Whether it is the weekly grocery trip, or the one-time purchase of a new chaise lounge, a purchase is always waiting to be made. Jane Austen’s Guide to Thrift: An Independent Woman’s […]
You walk into a store, and despite your best efforts, you suddenly find yourself in the handbag aisle. You try to convince yourself that you have enough purses at home, but that teal one looks just like a purse you saw on Pinterest. If you’ve ever found yourself in a similar situation, you may have need of a cure for your purse-buying […]
A “minimalist wardrobe”. The concept is fairly simple—pick several “key colors” for your wardrobe, figure out what you like to wear and what fits with your lifestyle—and pare your wardrobe down to include those elements!