In Search of Adventure Shoes

I am pretty liberal, even radical, when it comes to politics. But when it comes to shoes, I’m pretty conservative. You look at my shoe wardrobe — which has changed a lot since moving back to the Midwest, away from NYC and become a mama — and you’ll see nothing but black. (And okay, maybe […]

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Mom Essential: The Sweatshirt Dress

My love for sweatshirts both humble and elevated is well-documented on this blog. Comfortable, unpretentious, street-savvy and newly hip, it’s one of my central fashion convictions that there’s a sweatshirt for anyone and everyone. So you can imagine how enthusiastic I was about the idea of a sweatshirt dress. Just make a sweatshirt longer and, […]

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My Favorite Seasonal Transitional Items (Or, What I Wear When A Heat Wave Hits And I’ve Packed Up All Your Summer Clothes)

September was going swimmingly, with beautiful sunny yet cool days, crisp yet easygoing breezes and that pleasantly perfect balance of things being just warm enough to go without jackets but comfortable enough for a light jacket or coverup. In other words: perfect fashion weather! I was in heaven. This week, though, we got a dose […]

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