Tag Archives: J. Crew

The Recipe

I must be frank – I’ve been playing a lot less dress-up. Not because I’m not actually dressing up. (I make a point to do that. Every day.) It’s because there’s a lot less guesswork in reaching for my wardrobe in the morning these days. My style has crystalized into something that I hope communicates […]

How To Shop The Men’s Department

Hello, it’s me again! These last few months have been a reshuffling of priorities, a reorganizing of time, a period of reflection and realizing. With that vagueness out of the way… one thing that definitely remains the same is a respect for the men’s section. Or boyfriend’s/dad’s/brother’s closet – just ask permission first! That’s my […]

TAKE A VACATION

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It’s that time of year – when me and the fam head “Up North” (as we Michiganders like to say) for a few weeks of sun-filled, cell phone-less bliss.

My office MVP, Jill, will be manning the LF Enterprises ship while I’m away, and I wanna keep that girl busy! SO, mosey on over to the shop and enter code TAKEAVACATION for 10% your entire order. Do it now!

Check ya on the flip side,

LF

South Bound

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LF here, ready for a vacation. I’m dreaming of roadtrippin’ to visit my girl Ashlea in Asheville…

I would pack lightly for a weekend of southern living. Into the carpet bag I found at a bazaar in Chefchaouen, Morocco, would go my jean jacket, a new pair of leopard print shorts, sunscreen, a “vintage” iPod for playing tunage in the car, my new J.Crew bikini, that DC hat, a white eyelet sundress from BCBG, sandals, and my Orlando Magic jersey.

My humble chariot is another well loved item from Grandma, a 1995 Toyota Camry with a tape player and no working AC. As you know, I like to keep it classy.

Opening of the Ballet Russes

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On Wednesday, I had the privilege of attending the opening reception of the Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. PLEASE. Do yourself a favor and get to Washington DC to see this. Run. Do not walk.

I was so busy getting lost in heady Belle Epoque visions, unbelievable “collabs” between Picasso and Matisse and Stravinsky and Chanel and and and… that I had hardly any time to study every sketch, painting, and costume.

I’ll be returning at least twenty more times.

Drawing inspiration from the evening’s theme, I wore a mash-up of textures and colors in my go-to ballerina silhouette:  a J.Crew sequined shirt, a Mint skirt, MVP Xhileration for Target wedges, plus a trenchcoat and a little polka dot scarf for the rain (not pictured).