I've never owned a suit. I searched for one briefly in college, but was so discouraged by the boxy, unflattering options that I stopped looking right then and there. I never needed one in any of my previous corporate jobs, but I occasionally put together my own interpretation, just for fun. In lieu of pleated trousers and button-downs, I prefer comfortable basics with tailored cuts. I'm all about neutrals for spring (as seen here) and I like how this peach-colored blazer complements my tan shorts, but doesn't match perfectly. With a few playful pieces, like a relaxed striped top, a statement necklace and yellow heels, it's an easy way to feel pulled together without appearing too corporate.
Yesterday we went down to Olvera Street to pick up some decorations for our Cinco de Mayo party. It was misting the entire time, so we stopped for caramel-filled churros upon our arrival, which helped alleviate my frozen limbs. I picked up some paper flowers, an embroidered top ...read more