Thursday, September 30, 2010

What I Read This Month

Shopaholic & Baby by Sophie Kinsella, 2007

Total brain candy. If you liked the other Shopaholic books, this is typical Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) catastrophe and recovery. Fun, easy read.

Flow: the Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihaley, 1990

Interesting book examining the how-to of being happy. Get involved in activities that generate "flow," which the author defines as concentration and involvement in a particular activity. Whether it be sports, dance, music, reading or your job, the more flow-producing activities you have in your life, the happier you will be. The text starts slow, but grows more interesting as it goes. The author is guilty of using too many false dichotomies and straw-man arguments, but if you can read around those, it's a fascinating proposition.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Catching Up: Sept 21, New Hair

I got my hair cut. I booked the first available appointment after my show closed. I'd been thinking about getting a pixie cut for a while, following in the footsteps of some beautiful actresses and bloggers who have gone short recently. Consider me on the bandwagon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


Lace Top: ?? (thrifted)
Skirt: Trina Turk (thrifted)
Braided Leather Belt: ?? (thrifted)
Socks: H&M
Shoes: Duck Head (thrifted)
Bag: Liz Claiborne (thrifted)
Earrings: vintage from my mother
Bangles: mix of vintage from my mother and gift from Sabrina
Flower Brooch: c/o Shop Ruche, from the Goody Bag at our Blogger Meet-Up earlier this month

Catching Up: Sept 16, Opening Night

Opening night! Private Lives was part of a theater festival and it ran for 3 days. Thursday our opening and Saturday was our close. The run went well and I had a lot of fun.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

work, theater

Ruffled Blouse: Worthington (thrifted)
Green Cami: Victoria's Secret
Wool Cardigan: Gap (thrifted)
Linen Shorts: H&M
Tights: Macy's
Boots: Nine West
Josephine Baker Brooch: Weener Ware

Monday, September 27, 2010

Catching Up: Sept 15, Polka Dots

I've been really busy lately with moving and my show and car troubles and other stuff. While I've been slow in posting outfits (and by slow, I mean not posting at all), I've still been taking pictures. Now, it's time to play catch up.

Another 100% thrifted outfit, without even trying. I didn't realized everything was thrifted until I started typing up this post.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

work, rehearsal

Top: ?? (thrifted)
Pants: H&M (thrifted)
Braided Leather Belt: ?? (thrifted)
Shoes: Agnese(thrifted)
Bag: Liz Claiborne (thrifted)
Silver Ball Earrings: mine from the 1990's

Monday, September 20, 2010

Graphic Tees

In July, Academichic started a discussion about wearing t-shirts with slogans on them (here, here, here, and here). Then My Edit weighed in. Time Enough for Drums ran a series on styling graphic tees (here, here, here, here, here, and here). Finally, College Fashion posted a tutorial on styling graphic tees.

Now I personally love graphic and slogan tees, and I own quite a few. Here are some of my graphic tees and how I've worn them.


i like it dirty

Coca-Cola Polar Bears

Talk Nerdy to Me

Orange Crush

I love NY


Abbey Road



Johnny Cash

Trick or Treat


Forget Regret



Frida Kahlo

Puerto Rico

Define Naughty

Reading is Sexy

Miller Lite Pittsburgh

Notre Dame Law School