when vintage hits close to home

lPPktkpTURBXy85YmNiYWE4YWVlNTYzNDVjOGY1OTQ2MzVkMmQzZjhlMS5wbmeRkwLNAyYAI’m officially vintage! Sort of?

The true definition of ‘vintage’ is debatable. Some purists say an item should be at least 50 years old to be considered vintage; Caroline Swarbrick of Charity Oxfam, an online vintage store, says anything over 20 years old makes the cut. By Swarbick’s definition, items from as early as 1998 can be now be considered vintage, a realization that, along with my laugh lines, is suddenly making this 1995 baby feel old. Continue reading “when vintage hits close to home”

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Keepin’ Cool

The heat is intensifying, the beaches are crowding and you can’t scroll through five posts on your Instagram feed without reading the phrase “beach bod”–summer is officially here and with it the desperate attempt to stay–and look–cool. Before you reach for the no-brainer summer options of denim shorts, tank tops and tired sandals, remember that just because the sun is beating down doesn’t mean you have to look a hot mess. Here are five summer trends so effortless and versatile that they’ll have you looking put together even under the sweatiest of conditions.  Continue reading “Keepin’ Cool”