Style Crush :: Alison Mosshart

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Kick-ass musician, super hot lady, thrift-store shopping extraordinaire... Alison Mosshart has got it going on. This may not be your typical Christmas Day blog post, but I've been listening to Christmas music since late-October and now, I'm just ready to rock out. Also, this lady totally rules. (Full disclosure: She is the reason why I own a leopard-print cardigan.)

Merry Christmas, bitches.


Two Years

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Thursday, December 12, 2013 was the two-year anniversary of this blog. I didn't write anything prolific that day, but Kelly Oxford did. Enjoy.

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Style Crush :: Audrey Hepburn

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I know, I know. I've already listed Audrey Hepburn as one of my style crushes, but this is my blog and I can do whatever I want. Audrey has been my hero since I was about 12 years old, so it makes sense that she would be the first repeat in this series. I've seen almost all of her films, read her biography by Donald Spoto more times than I can count and even dressed as Holly Golightly for Halloween. She's the reason why women everywhere have a little black dress in their closet, the reason why ladies of all ages dream of rocking a pixie cut. Audrey can do no wrong.

On an unrelated note, I've been thinking it's Friday all morning. Blurg.

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Earlier this month Justin and I took a quick weekend trip to Brooklyn to visit some friends. Despite my many visits to NYC, I had never made it down to Brooklyn. Man, was I missing out. This trip was exactly what I needed to re-spark my creativity. Unfortunately, it also re-sparked my wanderlust and I've spent the last two weeks daydreaming about moving again...



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black skinny skinny ankle jeans, Madewell // flannel, Madewell // denim vest, Madewell // off-duty biker boots, F21 // beanie, F21 // necklace, F21

After working from home and in retail jobs for the last couple of years, I haven't had to worry too much about fitting in with a company dress code. Even though the dress code at my new office is fairly relaxed, I still feel the need to tone down my style and err on the side of business casual instead of my preferred grunge casual. So last week when I came home from work instead of immediately changing into pajamas, I put on an outfit that felt more like me. It did wonders for my mood. Turns out my self-expression is more closely tied to my clothing than I realized, which is bad news for my wallet.