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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Mom Essential: The Little Black Swimsuit

I am not a fan of the idea of “dressing your age” or otherwise adjusting the way you dress to fit some (usually fucked up) societal ideal of how women should look, act, feel, be or do. While I don’t think we should completely disregard social context or general public consideration — don’t go into […]

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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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