The Perfect Dress

My friend found this dress on the fitting room floor at a downtown Brooklyn Salvation Army. I have never been a Salvation Army girl. I grew up going to Goodwill, and didn't start shopping at Salvation Army until I lived in New York City. Still, I prefer the familiarity of the color of the week. … Continue reading The Perfect Dress


Where does it all go?

I've written about the consequences of fast fashion before, and it is definitely a large part of why I thrift. The consumerist society we live in creates such waste, and I feel obligated to protect the environment, for the sake of the future and for the sake of my Christian faith. One way I do this is by … Continue reading Where does it all go?

Plaid Mini Obsession

This fall, I was struck by a deep-seated need for a brown-toned plaid mini-skirt. I don't know why, but one day I decided I needed one. My inner Nancy Drew came out, and I resolved to find the perfect skirt either for sleuthing or a Cher Horowitz costume. I browsed J. Crew's website relentlessly, … Continue reading Plaid Mini Obsession

What Every Woman Needs? A White Button Down

Read any fashion blog for a while and you will inevitably find a list of items every woman needs. Sometimes it's from a French perspective, and includes cigarette pants and brogues. Other times Englishwomen write the lists, including things like riding boots and wool blazers. Sometimes the lists are infinitely practical: comfortable undergarments and mid-height … Continue reading What Every Woman Needs? A White Button Down