Meta Girl

I’m really into hats. I’m also really into artsy individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit, fellow Terps, and inspirational trips to Spain. Needless to say, joining my creative forces with Meta Cartel and its founder, Jordan Greenwald, just felt right. I was initially captivated by the simple and functional aesthetic of Meta Cartel’s hats, but quickly learned of all the gorgeous…

King of Shell

Here on Steponya, we’re into funky-ing up the classics, and intermixing the formal and the casual to create eye-catching ensembles is one way of doing just that. Speaking to its versatility, the Alden LHS [Leisure Hand Sewn] loafer ventures out of the world of cubicles and tailored suits to add a rather dramatic flare to a…

Bohemian Superhero

The sun’s rays are beaming stronger and warmer, the earth is creeping back to life, and I am slowly [but surely] peeling layers off of my ensembles. Transitional pieces go a long way come spring’s temperamental climate, and my cape turned blanket turned scarf [turned anything you want it to be] easily carries me through the erratic lows…

Visual Awakening

Today is less about rhetorical stimulation, and more about visual awakening. In other others, less talking [or writing] on my end, and a bit more riveting photography for your viewing pleasure. Blame on it my sleep deprivation or blame it on an old conviction of mine that clothes speak louder than words—either way, you probably won’t…

A Daring Adventure

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller –  The adventure here is in the form of a multi-colored scarf turned vest. A little trick of the trade and a statement brooch transformed this scarf from the controversial piece in the ensemble to the link between the polka-dotted jumpsuit and…

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…