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Falling Leaves

This outfit is from a couple of weeks ago, during the break between our snowstorms. I was outside, without a coat! Only one thin layer of tights, too. Considering the weather today (gigantic clumps of snow, followed by rain), I’d say indoor photoshoots are in the forecast. My weekend involved snow-shoveling, cooking, cleaning, and workouts, […]

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What I Made

I just updated my “What I Made” page. See that little link up on the right, under the title? Click on it, and now it has thumbnail pictures and links to all of the tutorials that I’ve written. The photos are new, and I was missing several projects that I’ve now added. My top five […]

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Denim and Leather

Inspired by this Helmet Lang jacket and this post from A Pair and A Spare, I bring you my version of a leather collar. I used a seam ripper to remove the collars from both my denim jacket and a thrifted leather one, and then I sewed the leather one onto the denim. Oh, did […]

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What’s that, girl?

This is what I wore today. But let’s talk about something else. Let’s talk about the dogs behind my head. Aren’t they ridiculous? The one on the left came from a thrift store in San Francisco, and the 3-D one on the right is from a vintage store in Portland. The lefthand one is making […]

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Suiting Up

Can I have one of each, please? Came across these today on another blog (can’t remember which one), who found them via Shotgun Season. I have no idea where they’re from, though! Anyone know? I thought that they looked like something Anthropologie would carry, but they were nowhere to be found in their swimwear section. […]

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Project ReStyle

Have you heard about Project ReStyle? According to the creators, Elsie Flannigan and Rachel Denbow, it’s “a just-for-fun creative group focused on ReStyling damaged, unwanted or unusable goods into fresh, beautiful pieces.” It’s not limited to clothing, and there are already examples of restyled furniture and home decor. To participate, just join the Flickr group […]

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Happy New Year!

This last year happened to be one full of changes for me. I finished graduate school and earned a PhD, went to Paris, got engaged, and moved across the country, from San Francisco, CA, to Boston, MA. This is my first time living anywhere besides the West Coast, and so far it doesn’t seem too […]

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