Chicago Lookbook

Chicago. I love Chicago. I mean, seriously. The food, the atmosphere, even public transportation. I’m one of those weirdos who really loves taking the train. I have some exciting posts coming your way over the next couple weeks, including a review of our stay at Hyatt Regency Chicago…

“Blondes can’t wear orange”

    “You’re blonde. You can’t wear orange.” “You should wear something a little more conservative.” “With your body type, you should really wear something that is more fitted.” “Ladies should carry a purse. A backpack is not a…

Not quite fall yet

I know it’s the first day of fall, but given that it’s 88 degrees in Chapel Hill right now, I don’t think I’ll be doing the fall wardrobe switch just yet. I pretty much lived in my Cuyana Panama Hat all summer…

Urban Style with Peppertrain

I come from a pretty artsy family. My omi (grandma in Deutsch) paints the most picturesque southern California desert scenes, and my dad has talent in spades for design, color, and texture. Coincidentally, Nathan’s mother, Allyson, is also an artist (see post here). Our house is decorated with…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Happy first day of the early access Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!   The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts July 21st and lasts through August 6th. But! If you have a Nordstrom Card (credit or debit) you get early access (and by early, I mean, waaaay early) to the sale. I spent a…