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The Neglected Child

Sale PSA: Waterproof riding boots from Aquatalia, now 30% off, lug sole platform sandals from Prada, now 40% off (I really want these), a paneled frayed tweed skirt from Proenza Schouler, now under $390, and a pretty fringe trimmed sweater from Free People, now under $80. 

I’d like to apologize for the title of this post in advance. I couldn’t think of a better alternative. Did some of you think this would be a long rambling diatribe into my childhood?

I’ve been doing my usual end of year closet clean out, and I came across a bag I haven’t used for awhile – this black Bolide.

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For some reason, whenever I’ve opened my closet this year, this poor guy has just been looking at me, quite forlorn. For some reason I just haven’t reached for it…I guess I don’t find it fun anymore, something that really excites me or that brings joy (do I hear Marie Kondo calling)? It just felt like such a chore to use it….something purely emotional, I just didn’t want to! I guess it just seemed too big and dark and stiff and serious. So I had all but made up my mind to go ahead and send it into one of the consignment shops, and had taken it out to package it up, when I decided to give it once last go. Continue Reading

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The Hermes Bolide – Size Comparison, 31 and 35

Since I added an Hermes Bolide bag to my closet a few years ago, I’ve become convinced that it’s one of the best and truly  classic bags that the brand has ever produced. It’s incredibly versatile, beautiful (though I…

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The Hermes Bolide

Cheers from Kyoto! Today, I wanted decided to share with you one of the bags I brought on our trip to Japan – the Hermes Bolide. The Bolide has a long history but I’ll give you the short one-…

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Interview with Catherine

Today’s interview is with the beautiful Catherine from the blog, Aesthetic Alterations. Catherine’s blog has been a favorite of mine for some time because she combines lovely writing with absolutely beautiful photography. Catherine has a very well edited, thought…