Accessories

The Best Backpacks for Stylish Kids and Grown Ups

Aaron has always been a pretty great gift giver. Our first Christmas together he managed to find out that I had been ogling this vintage watch at a watch shop on Melrose that I used to frequent in my work travels. He managed to track it down and wrap it up so slyly underneath the tree without me ever being the wiser.  Fast forward almost nine years later and this past Mother’s Day I unwrapped a leather backpack from him.  I loved the color and the materials and definitely liked it, but I wasn’t really in the market for a new …

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Cotton Floss Wrapped Necklace DIY

Anyone else ever feel like a changing season brings about this need for newness or freshening up? I tackled our pantry organization this past weekend, but am scouring the calendar for time to take on my closet.  Does this feel early to start talking about seasonal transitions? I’ve gone from almost no change of seasons (except the inevitable triple digit heat weekends in September in SoCal) to an 80 degree February in Austin!  The weather has been so warm here that even the farmers at the farmers market say they’re going to …

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10 Reasons To Get Excited About Chokers

Fashion is nothing if not cyclical and there’s no shortage of trends in the space, whether seemingly everywhere or micro ones that come and go in the blink of an eye.  This very moment that fashion is having right now, though, FEELS SO GOOD!  I’m super into these wide legged silhouettes, boxy tops, and these minimalist boho vibes in ways that can only be described as I’ve had to put my credit card on lock down obsession.  Another thing I’m into? Chokers.  I  know, I never thought I’d say it either, but …

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Cool Hunting // The Backpack Purse

Don’t you love when fashion trends manage to marry style and practicality?    The rise of the sneaker, fancy sweatpants, and now we can add to that list the backpack purse.  My mom bought me my first one from Dillards when I was in middle school and on my way to Washington D.C. for the first time.  Now that I constantly find myself in need of a free hand thanks to the 9 month old I’m toting around, I’m debating my second. (numbers 1, 2, and 3 are my fave!) 01. / 02. / 03. / 04. / 05. / 06. / 07. / 08. / 09. / 10. / 11. …

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