An Ode to Black Boots

A few months ago, I made a post about white tops, the staple of the summer, and how I style them. Now that the winter’s in full swing, I figured it was time for a post on black boots, the hero of my cold weather outfits. To be honest, I only wear black boots in…

The Holidays Are For Appetizers

Now that we’re deep into the holiday season, I’m back with another collection of outfits and recipes. The idea of holiday party season fuels me throughout the entire month of December, with dreams of delicious meals and sparkly dresses. The catch is, I don’t really attend many holiday parties in real life (I spend most…

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Hosting Dinner Parties at 22

Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about growing up and figuring out what this new phase of my life means for me. Dinner parties are the intersection between my desire to feel accomplished and adult and my need for soothing, familiar routines. Last year, I read an article on how dinner parties are a great…

This Fall is All About Textures

Now, the connection between outfits and recipes may seem tenuous at best, but when you really think about it, they’re both things that we think about every single day. Putting together something that works, both in the kitchen and in one’s closet, requires an understanding of the need for variety. In clothes, that often means…

An Ode to White Tops

The advent of cold weather is marked by two things— the chafing from boots that starts my heel blisters (a winter mainstay) and apple picking season (as soon as it gets even a little chilly, everyone runs off to the orchards in assorted flannel). Now that both of those things has happened, it’s safe to…

What’s In My Z Palette?

Since getting a large Z palette over the summer, I’ve depotted and started to fill it with some single eyeshadows I use and love. Here’s all of the shadows my Z palette currently houses. I didn’t think very systematically while I was taking pictures for this post, so my swatch pictures are in a completely…