Thursday April 17th 2014

Tagged: clothes

Snowstorm fashion: your 3 must-have layers

Snowstorm fashion: your 3 must-have layers
February 05, 2014

In order to properly outfit yourself for a snowstorm such as this, you must master the art of WIP: Wick, Insulate, Protect. Here’s what I’ll be wearing (if I ever decide to leave the house).

A new year’s experiment: shopping from my own closet

A new year’s experiment: shopping from my own closet
January 08, 2013

I’m sick and tired of buying clothes. That might sound like an overstatement, but I believe in the one-for-one rule. If I buy something, I need to toss something. It’s the only way to have a manageable closet filled with things you love. Last night I decided to take an inventory of my closet and map out a week’s worth of outfits, challenging myself to wear things that I haven’t worn in awhile. Here’s what happened.

A night of free clothes, cocktails and giving back

November 26, 2012

Free clothes? Check. Being forced to clean out some of your closet? Check. Cocktails? Check. The ability to also get some holiday shopping done? Check. Need more convincing?

Beer & fashion? sign me up!

Beer & fashion? sign me up!
November 07, 2012

Now that the elections are over, let’s turn our attention back to the important matters at hand: Portland Beer Week is still going strong. Tonight at the Thirsty Pig is Urban Beer Fashion. Check out some fashions, drinks some brews and dress up to win prizes in the hipster costume contest.

Freeport Thrift Shop

Freeport Thrift Shop
November 05, 2012

I’m feeling generous today. So generous in fact, that I’m willing to divulge one of my secret thrifting spots in Southern Maine. It’s a tiny, two-floor thrift shop that, on a good day, has been home to some of the best vintage and consigned pieces I’ve ever found. Here’s what I got on a recent trip.

Sip, shop and swap: swapmaine returns

Sip, shop and swap: swapmaine returns
November 02, 2012

The fourth installment of SWAPMaine is back, and some might argue, better than ever. The Swap ladies are doing it a little differently this time, offering a “Holiday Soiree Swap” on a much smaller scale for a night complete with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and one giant, well-organized and curated selection of clothes, shoes and accessories.