A mile in his shoes

Walking a mile in my latest photographer’s shoes was just as stimulating as I thought it would be, if not even more so. And, in all honesty, Nick‘s impeccable ensembles more than earned him a few minutes in front of the camera. His intricate, cohesive, and refreshing looks have always inspired me, so I was very curious as to the…

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…

El infinito viajar

 I have been relentlessly fighting against settling down and taming my wandering, gypsy soul. However, if Claudio Magris’ Infinito Viajar taught me anything, it’s that the journey never ends. When you return “home”, you find that the once familiar places, the people whose presence warms your heart, and even you, the traveler, have all been changed forever….

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…

Chez Stefania

There are very few things more soothing than walking through my front door after a long, exhausting day.  And when you cannot rely on the comfort of a living soul to welcome you as you return home for the night, you must surround yourself with objects that you truly love, and that bring you some of…

Chic things up

I’m not quite ready to stray too far from my summer comfort zone [over-sized shirts and baggy boyfriend trousers], but a high heeled sandal appears to have tamed my craving to chic things up a bit.  Disclaimer: This sudden need for sophistication may or may not be a direct result of acquiring these stylish Gucci frames, which,…