Plaid For Days

Fall Uniform

Lately, wherever I’ve been (both in Paris or San Francisco), I’ve been wearing an outfit like this one.  I can’t stop wearing plaid.  It’s perfectly laid back, yet not too slouchy.  It looks more pulled-together than a tee shirt (not to mention warmer), but it also carries with it a little bit of the lumberjack “don’t mess with me” attitude.  Even (more…)


Gone Girl

Have you read Gone Girl yet?  I realize I’m probably the last person on Earth to read it, but I was afraid that it’d scare me to death.  So many people told me that it was great, but their follow-up comments concerned me.  I heard things like, “It makes you think you can’t trust anyone,” which, I think justifiably, worried me.

Besides, I do not want to be (more…)

Blue Shirting

Blue Shirting

Blue shirts are having a moment.  They may always have been having a moment, for all I know, but suddenly they are front and center and indisputable.  No longer the second-best option to their white shirting brethren, crisp blue cotton shirts are taking center stage and looking completely fresh and covetable.

If choosing between blue and white seems like too much, (more…)


Paris cafe

Bonjour from Paris!!  We made it!  After an 11 hour flight from San Francisco, my friend Katherine and I arrived, and we hit the ground running.  After dropping our things off in the hotel (our room wasn’t ready, and it didn’t matter because we had things to do!), we immediately embarked on our Parisian adventure.

We stopped in a few boutiques (where I am terrified to speak French, by the way.  It seems to be the only time that Spanish comes to my mind– when it would be appropriate to speak in French.  Luckily, (more…)