Archive for August, 2014
I love that capes are a thing this season, but am not so much a fan of the fact that they’re mostly skewing on the pricey side. This appealingly Euro-preppy version from Massimo Dutti, however, is a perfectly lovely exception.
- Any excuse to run old pictures of Debbie Harry is all right by me. (Smithsonian)
- Quiz time! On the occasion of its recent series finale, test your knowledge of 50 True Blood characters. (Vulture)
- It’s your cute dog video of the day. (Laughing Squid)
- A (deeply esoteric) state-by-state guide to the most frequently-purchased items on eBay. (Business Insider)
- A poignant and wry goodbye-to-all-that to Manhattan’s Rizzoli Bookstore. (New Yorker)
I love when the fashion forces determine it’s time to trot out some nice, rich, jewel-tone greens: done right, they’re sophisticated, unexpected, and just as poppy as heck.
A print that doesn’t take itself too seriously worn as part of an otherwise quite straightforward outfit is always aces in my book.
Throw this elegant number on with anything—jeans, a straight skirt, slouchy trousers—and poof! your outfit’s interesting.
My coat closet is a sea of black and more boring black; this might mix things up a bit.
Scarves: the lazy girl’s way to embrace any trend.
A top with definite reach-for-it-every-day potential.
It’s the last week of summer, and I’ve got sweet bohemian tops on my mind. This blue and black option is sophisticated enough to wear under a blazer.
An authentic Mexican blouse in graphic black and white.
- The fascinatingly cluttered desks of various art world figures. (Slate)
- The VMAs were on MTV last night, and the red carpet was equal parts delight and a spectacle, per usual. (The Cut)
- And continuing on the awards show theme: The Emmys are tonight: get in the mood by watching a bunch of nominees in 25 of the year’s best TV scenes.(EW)
- A landlord in England was fined for renting out an apartment that was accessible only by crawling. (Time)
- A rundown of really rather rather esoteric scholarships: like for instance the one from Loyola University Chicago for Catholics with the last name Zolp. (Mental Floss)
Menswear-inspired boots that are on the slicker side of things, so you don’t feel like a guy when you put them on.