I’m excited to announce that I was one of the first Washingtonians featured in the new Washingtonian Magazine series by Elliot Williams called “What I’m Wearing.” I talk about my commuting style strategy, what I wear to big meetings as well as discuss my time when I was part of the local comedy scene, performing stand-up around DC.
Check it out and let me know what you think! https://www.washingtonian.com/2019/01/24/what-im-wearing-lifestyle-blogger-stand-up-comedy-routine-dc-improv/
Hair scarves are the best thing that’s happened to fashion since off-the-shoulder tops. That’s right, you heard me. This hair scarf trend is where it’s at. I tried it on a whim and I’ve become an instant believer! Seriously guys, I don’t think I’ll feel right wearing a ponytail without a hair scarf anytime in the near future. I love how they can dress up your hairdo in a feminine, easy way, without giving off that childlike feel that traditional bows can have.
The best part about it is that if you know where to look, you can snag a bunch on the cheap. There’s no reason to pony up serious money for a scarf. Plus, most of the really expensive ones (I’m looking at you, Hermès) are silk aka not cruelty-free. If you’re shopping for hair scarves make sure the material is satin, not silk. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite satin options that are between $7-$30 to help stock your accessory drawer.
Have you tried the hair scarf trend? If so, tell me what you think in the comments below!
While I’ve been to Europe before, this year I *finally* felt like I packed correctly. While I would take a few less items and do somethings differently, I basically wore everything in my suitcase without over wearing any one item, which is a massive packing WIN. I’ve done too many trips where I put clothing before being practical and it was a nightmare. So this time around, I was determined to bring a good mix of items, pack fabrics that were breathable and walkable, and wear flats. (For those of you who know me, this is a big deal since I’m almost always in 3-4 inch heels. But I found these adorable and cheap vegan flats and added them to my rotation.)
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Romper: Lulus | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman | Sunnies: Lulus | Purse: Nasty Gal
Dress: Likely | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique (Similar)|Shoes: Stuart Weitzman | Sunnies: Ray Bans
Jumpsuit: N12H (Rent the Runway)|Shoes: Lulus | Sunnies: Ray Bans
Dress: Line & Dot | Shoes: Lulus
Shorts: Tobi | Shirt: Night Cap (Similar) | Shoes: J/Slides (Similar)| Sunnies: Ray Bans | Kimono: Lulus
Dress: Goodnight Macaroon | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Similar | Purse: Nasty Gal
Romper: Annabelle The Collection | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman |Purse: Nasty Gal | Necklace: Similar
Dress: Tularosa | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique
Jumpsuit: Lulus | Shoes: Lulus | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique (Similar) |Purse: Nasty Gal
Nasty Gal, Fault Line Crossbody Bag ($14, sale)
Nasty Gal, Add Some Extra Tassel Crossbody Bag ($18, sale)
I’m back from my weekender on the Eastern Shore with Dex feeling refreshed and ready to carpe the diem (seize the carpe). On Saturday night, Dex and I went to the Stars Restaurant at the Inn at Perry Cabin for dinner, which is located in St. Michael’s. For those of you that may not be from DC or Maryland, the Inn at Perry Cabin is stunning and a good portion of the movie Wedding Crashers was filmed there. (Think: “The painting was a gift, Todd.”)
To dinner, I wore a this LIKELY dress that I’m low-key obsessed with. The cut and shape are making it my new favorite desk-to-drinks option. (Here, we see it shining in the “drinks” department.) The dress color is perfect for spring. It’s technically called “Twilight Mist,” but I’m calling it lilac because that’s extra, even for me. I got the dress from Bloomingdales for $168, but because I love it so much I just ordered it again in a “English Manor.” I got smart this time though and snagged it on sale at Neiman Marcus for only $100. Bloomies has way more color/size options, but NM is obviously cheaper – so whichever works for you! For reference, I’m wearing a size 4. I sized up after reading the reviews and am so happy I did! It definitely runs small.
To stay warm, I also have on this oversized duster coat from Missguided. I’m wearing the nude color, but, again, I fell in love and stocked up on a variety colors. The fit is just too good. Plus, each duster is only $34 (!) and Missguided frequently runs large discounts. As I write this, everything on the site is 50% off with the code: gobabe.