A walking paradox

The ways in which one can break the mold and revolutionize DC’s official uniform, the black suit, are few and far between. As a keen admirer of all things “grunge,” rebellious, and paradoxical,  layering a skull tank underneath a tailored pant suit was beyond exciting. While I am aware that I may not have exactly revolutionized the…

Ménage à quatre

As temperatures plummet and the grey winter skies make it hard to see the (sun)light at the end of the tunnel, the only way to keep things hot is with a bit of rhetoric dipped in sexual inuendo. Hence, ménage à quatre, or a fancy way of referring to my layering game. Today’s special: one part faux…

Black & Gold – Never Gets Old

This little number made me want to dance, and [I hope] you can’t blame me. Repurposing a garment that has only ever basked in the darkness of the night [hello, black and gold zebra cover-up], and letting it play a bit in the sunshine is just a little reminder that you can be playful in…

Le Petit Chaperon Rose

 Mismatched monochrome patterns, gold hardware, and a hot pink, chic version of a snuggy – my way of welcoming the long-awaited spring weather. My brief Little Red Riding Hood moment should surely please Mother Nature, unless perhaps she disapproves of my pointy color-block flats stepping all over her fresh greenery. Oops. Nonetheless, I am happy and…

Sprechen Sie.. Leather?

This LBLD – Little Black Leather Dress – proves to be a versatile must-have. Perhaps pairing it with a red button up and sporty footwear is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a leather dress. And while I initially pictured this little number blending in with the darkness of…

Troubled Soul

What’s a city girl without a studded, black leather jacket? Thanks to the wonderful French semi-annual sales, I no longer have to keep searching for that answer. I stumbled upon this fierce piece of eye-candy while scouring the sale racks at the Nice Mango store, and boy, was my renegade alter-ego delighted at its sight!…