Compare and Contrast

Sometimes I'll look at a dress and think, "that would work way better as a skirt," or vice versa. This is not one of those times. In fact, I can't decide whether this looks worse as a dress or as a skirt. If it's a dress, at least you don't have to figure out what ...

Checks in the City

I'd like to think the name of this dress, "Weekend in the City Dress," comes from the fact that this is what clothing designers think a country girl would wear for her big trip into the city. I can just imagine the narrative: Mama made her the dress special for the church social, but when ...

Southwest Flavor Leaves A Bad Taste In My Mouth

I went to Santa Fe last Christmas for the first time and loved it. It's all kinds of amazing and OH MY GOD THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS. Whenever I eat salsa now, I cry a little because it's not Tomasita's salsa. After getting back from the trip, I was depressed for a month because I ...

London Calling

Thanks again to Jac for these dresses. In her words: "Dorothy Perkins is kind of like Forever 21 for Britain (though their shipping options suggest they might exist in the States; I wouldn't know). So here are some of the delights they have to offer." "A shirt/dress for the girl who likes to map her ...

A Knight’s T

I didn't see the Heath Ledger classic "A Knight's Tale" until my Arthurian Legend class in college. No, really. That's when I saw it for the first time. My teacher really liked it, so she had us watch is as an example of courtly love (which, when you're not paying attention, sounds a lot like ...

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