December Progress Report

The beginning of December was productive, but my projects stagnated during the holidays. It seemed like everything was closed or everyone was on vacation. WhatIWore2DayPosted daily.Partnered with Nakturnal on a sponsored post.Applied to multiple blogger “agents,” but was rejected or ignored.Met local blogger and restaurateur, Olia of Olia Moda and Skool. Made plans to partner […]

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Rebellious
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I realize it’s a little confusing to wear a Rebel Scum jacket and a Dark Side sweater. Which side am I on? My side. (Which, honestly has more to do with being a rebel than being dark.) For 2017, I plan to be true to myself, no matter how counter that may be to the […]

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Winter White
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I buy very little white. I’m really messy and I don’t think it looks good on me. But I’m giving this thrifted, open-weave tunic a chance. I have to admit that I love the way white looks with red. And now I’m thinking about pairing it with my white, faux fur vest (also thrifted) for […]

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Come Thrifting With Me: Fair Oaks Thrift Town
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Thrift Town was the very first thrift store I visited in Sacramento. I moved into our house a month before the household goods arrived. I slept on an air mattress, in an empty room, with the five cats. This was the perfect time to have the floors redone (tile in place of carpet and the […]

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Thrifting in Dior
christian dior velvet jacket vintage outfit ootd style cutoffs

I feel stalled this week. Everything is closed or everyone is busy and I’m just waiting for the New Year to move forward. Instead of moping, I donned my velvet, vintage Christian Dior jacket (from my friend Jena) and went thrifting. Jacket, Christian Dior (vintage gift). Sweater, Joseph A (thrifted). Shorts, Free People (thrifted). Leggings, […]

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Usual Rock
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I’m back, perched on my usual rock, underneath the Watt Avenue bridge. The river is still high (you can see leftover standing water behind me) and the parking area is still closed, but I can hike in for pictures at my accustomed spot. Jacket, BCBG Max Azria (consignment). Sweater, thrifted. Belt, thrifted. Skirt, London Jean. […]

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Nonfunctional
vintage fur collar pleather jacket ootd outfit

Let’s be honest: this jacket is a joke. It did nothing to keep me warm in freezing temps, walking around midtown. But it’s really cute, right? And I managed to zip it up. Well, zip it up to my boobs. I relied on this vintage fur from Beefy’s aunt to keep the upper half covered. […]

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Green Velvet Red Lips
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We spent Christmas Day with some barely relatives, at Beefy’s cousin’s husband’s sister’s house. You’d never know we were so distantly related by the warmth of their welcome or the spread on the table (crab legs, prime rib, and pecan pie). Hospitality like that deserved my festive best. Sweater, vintage consignment. Dress, Parker (consignment). Boots, […]

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World Peace in 2017
5th grade Kasmira

As we prepare to close out 2016, I’d like to do so with a joyful and optimistic attitude. Kindness and tolerance crosses all cultural and religious barriers. I learned this as a child, but sometimes need to remind myself as an adult. Thirty years ago, everyone in my 5th-grade class was required to write a […]

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Roll or Rut
black red buffalo plaid

I’ve now worn this shirt two days in a row. You could say I’m in a rut. Or that this flannel is on a roll! Vest, Vero Moda (thrift). Shirt, Salt Valley (consignment). Overall dress, Hydraulic (thrifted). Tee, USMC. Leggings, Express. Boots, Style & Co (thrifted).

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