My Fashion Uniforms

“Uniform dressing” is always a bit of a misnomer for me. Most people I know who love clothes don’t wear the exact same thing day in and day out. But we all tend to have what I think of as “outfit formulas” — a set of equations that add up to that ineffable thing called […]

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Mom-Friendly Trend: The Fashion Sneaker, For When You Need Something Sturdier Than Converse But Still Casual And Cool

First of all, let it be clear: I love Converse, since about forever. They’re like the Switzerland of athletic-y footwear: all kinds of folks wear them, whether they’re emo kids, punks, moms on the playgrounds, or kid-kids. They’ve always been classic, and cool, no matter what the trend is. But sometimes you really need shoes […]

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Sweatshirts: Legit Wardrobe All-Stars!

I’m not sure how I quite became a sweatshirt person. Maybe it started when fashion girl alphas like Phoebe Philo and Isabel Marant made wearing them a legit style thing. When I lived in NYC, I would see Chan Marshall of Cat Power wearing a basic grey sweatshirt with jeans and her perfect long hair […]

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