My infatuation with stripes didn't start until high school. I came across a photograph of my mom from the '70s in a striped shirt, cut-offs, and espadrilles and I thought it was revolutionary. Obviously it was about as classic an outfit as you can get, but compared to my spaghetti-strap-tank-and-bootleg-jeans-with-clunky-boots uniform, it was a breath of fresh air. Fast-forward a decade later and I'm still as enamored with the simple combination of stripes, a red lip, and gold accessories.
It's hard to find shorts that encompass all of the things I look for - an appropriate length, comfortable, and dressy enough to go from day to night. I picked up this rust-colored pair from H&M last week and love how they're simultaneously swingy but structured with the little ...read more