Here I am in oatmeal again. I have two pairs of shorts now and have been wearing this 2nd pair almost daily. They’re from Everlane; for reference they are a size 4 (they run big and fit more like a size 6). I like the high smooth waistline and oversized leg opening. They feel like an updated pair of “mom” shorts (I’m not a mom but sometimes I like to look like one). The pockets are deep and can hold my iPhone 6+. With certain tops, I like to fold the hem up; they stay put and the pockets do not show when rolled up. Continue reading →
Today I’m wearing a replacement for my old Zara utility shorts that went into retirement after it burst open at the butt. This is a very similar pair of shorts with a few upgrades: back pockets and front pockets that look like back pockets, a beautiful metallic button, a modest length, and structured denim that keeps its shape. I loved my old shorts but one downside was how it got baggy and lost its shape by the end of the day. Faded olive greens fit right in with my wardrobe; they pair well with oatmeal and other neutrals. Continue reading →
This weekend I read two old New Yorker articles on the peculiarities of two behemoth ethical fashion brands, Eileen Fisher and Patagonia. These two brands are like the godparents of the whole ethical fashion movement. I was so intrigued by the stories of the people behind them. (I actually do not own a single thing from either brand, but I do follow a lot of bloggers who wear them regularly).
It turns out Eileen Fisher employees are even weirder than I imagined! (I say that fondly).
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