I’ve learned a few things about the South since our hunt for land started nearly a year ago. Even though we’re not landowners quite yet (our earnest money is in and our official closing date is March 10th!), we thought it was important to spend an extended amount of time here before the deal is done. We were here for “Snowmageddon 2018,” and I realized FAST that the South does not deal with snow. Everything shuts down for about a week,…
If you’ve been following me since my college days, you already know that one of my all-time favorite combinations to wear (mainly in the spring and fall) is a sweater and shorts. There’s something about this pairing that is just so effortless and makes you feel stylish in an organic way, like you just threw it on. Here is your formula:
SWEATER + SHORTS + STATEMENT SHOE + NECKLACE
For an edgy look, take my lead and opt for faux leather shorts….
With my on-the-road lifestyle, I try to be well-equipped for any and all climates. Sweltering heat, insane blizzards, cool mornings followed by warm afternoons — you name it. That being said, I can’t quite say that I’m used to “winter rain” yet. As a former Minnesotan who survived many a brutal winter, this concept is just so foreign to me (side note: I did get to experience my first actual Southern snow in Charleston — just a few flakes but you would have thought the world was ending!)….
Head-to-toe black is nothing groundbreaking. For many of us, it’s a uniform (both literally and as a personal style). But black doesn’t have to be boring. It can be refined, stylish and sophisticated — all of which I strive for.
When going for a monochromatic look, texture is your most important tool. The goal is to create visual interest with the use of different finishes and elements, even if they are all in the same hue. For this look I brought in several different fabrics and materials — lace,…