casual

how i wear patterns for spring and summer

let’s have some fun today.  we’ve featured a lot of black outfits this week.  now it’s time to add a bit of fun and color.  we’re entering summer soon after all.  plus, there’s nothing like a little pick-me-up on a rainy Wednesday.  sometimes it may feel impossible to catch a…

how to wear black with grace and style

timeless classic style begins with a core neutral foundation:  blacks, whites, grays, and the like.  once you’ve established that base, you can weave in colors, prints, and patterns seamlessly, creating visual interest.  but sometimes the most striking outfits are monochromatic ones.  seems odd on the face of it, but i’m…

for the meat lover’s in your life | fridays with oscar

well, gang, another friday is here, and with sunny skies here in Athens, i’m looking forward to enjoying the patio updates we have been working on the last few weeks. today’s post is all about the meat lover’s in your life.  (including… woof woof.)  we have a wilted kale salad…

five ways to elevate your blue jeans

although the country is slowly starting to open back up, we’re still spending a lot, if not the majority of our time at home.  and there’s nothing wrong with wearing blue jeans, tees, and sneakers.  believe me; i’m reaching for that combination a lot more these days.  last week, we…

a day in the life | a look at my backyard

if you’ve been following along on instagram over the last few weeks, you have seen glimpses of my backyard and patio. well, today as part of my day in the life series, we are taking a look at my backyard with our latest project: how to design your backyard.  it’s…

how to wear a skirt

it’s Thursday, which means another trip to the archives.  we’ve been doing that regularly over here on the blog:  last week, we talked about how to wear shorts, and the week before was how to wear wide leg pants.  it’s May now—the transition month from spring to summer.  depending on…

powered by chloédigital