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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…

I Dress My Sisters

Back in early December, I suddenly got the idea to dress my twin sisters for the site and proposed it to them, which they enthusiastically accepted. After some failed trials of both styling and shooting, we’ve ended up with three outfits per sister to show here. I chatted with Audrey and Bernice to hear their…

2017 Favorites

As 2017 closes out, I’ve been grasping at memories from this whirlwind of a year. So much has happened in so many places with so many people that it’s been challenging to properly recall, but what’s for sure is that this year has been full of new discoveries. Below are some of my favorites, from…

My Go-To Summer Look

Now entering my seventh straight month of summer weather, I figured it was time to show you what I do when upper lip sweat takes over my life. Instead of filming a video tutorial like a normal human being, I wanted to be a hip teen while I still can and decided to document the…