Samantha Pleet

I have followed unicorn Samantha Pleet on Instagram for a while now/have obsessed over every detail on every single garment, though I have yet to introduce her magical work to any of you! I think a few words to describe her girl's style are zany, sarcastic, and just plain magical. 🔮   Her pieces are … Continue reading Samantha Pleet


Valfré Girl Halloween Costume and Makeup

Illustrator Ilse Valfré, who was able to build her apparel brand through social media, always creates the most whimsical drawings featuring "Valfré girls". If you haven't yet decided on a Halloween costume, try going as a Valfré girl! Here's how to do it and all you need... Materials  Black dress or something equally sassy/witchy Face … Continue reading Valfré Girl Halloween Costume and Makeup

Bright Lite Magazine

This is something that's been brewing for a long time, and with the launch of their second,  museum-themed issue just about to be published, it seems like the perfect time to tell you all. I am now a writer for Bright Lite Magazine's website!!!!!!!!!!!!! They're a submission-based magazine that targets pre-teen girls, and they release … Continue reading Bright Lite Magazine

Four Books I’ve Read This Summer

Summer reading doesn't always have to be beach reading*, no matter what all the marketing in bookstores says. We don't have to be lazy and start reading trash--we can instead just plow through what's been building up in our reading lists all year. I've read quite a bit this summer, but started and never finished … Continue reading Four Books I’ve Read This Summer

Bastille Day

Bastille Day is a lesser-known holiday, at least in the states, but in can be just as much fun, or more fun, to celebrate than the Fourth of July. On July 14th, the French celebrate French National Day, which honors the Storming of the Bastille and the Fête de la Fédération. Sure, in America you … Continue reading Bastille Day

Summer Style Tribes

In my attempts to write more this summer, I have employed the only-sometimes-failing tactic of having an ongoing project on the blog. So this summer that will be a super-fun one: summer style aesthetics!!! I realize aesthetic is such an over-used, slightly cliche word nowadays with some pretty hashtaggy connotations. But it describes what this … Continue reading Summer Style Tribes

Freaky Friday

You know that scene in Freaky Friday where, basically, the whole movie starts, with the fortune cookies and the seismic waves and everything? Fortune cookies are instrumental in that movie. I LOVE fortune cookies. Fortune cookies are THE BEST. Soooooooo, I started keeping the fortunes I found in my fortune cookies exactly a year ago … Continue reading Freaky Friday