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Why Don’t You… Wear Adidas Slides?

‘Why Don’t You’ is my weekly tribute to legendary editor Diana Vreeland who penned a column of the same name for Harper’s Bazaar for 26 years begging, “Don’t just be your ordinary dull self. Why don’t you be ingenious and make yourself into something else?”

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So I’m seeing this trend all over the place. And I want to know what you think of it.

When  I think of this particular item, it’s usually worn by men, athletes, in my mind, too lazy to put their clothes on, and are wearing basketball shorts, socks… and Adidas shower slippers.

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Why Don’t You… Wear Embellished Jeans?

‘Why Don’t You’ is my weekly tribute to legendary editor Diana Vreeland who penned a column of the same name for Harper’s Bazaar for 26 years begging, “Don’t just be your ordinary dull self. Why don’t you be ingenious and make yourself into something else?”

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Everything old is new again.

That old adage is going to turn me into a hoarder.

I’m already having a hard enough time developing some sort of minimalistic but with fur and glitter feng shu situation in my tiny studio apartment without realizing that embellished jeans, like what I wore in the 6th grade, are making a comeback.

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Why Don’t You… Wear Metal Heels?

‘Why Don’t You’ is my weekly tribute to legendary editor Diana Vreeland who penned a column of the same name for Harper’s Bazaar for 26 years begging, “Don’t just be your ordinary dull self. Why don’t you be ingenious and make yourself into something else?”

Aldo Cooley Heels

I hate the sound of walking on metal. It usually means that one (or both) of my taps came off of the heel of my pump, somewhere in the city, leaving me walking on a nail head.

One of the worst sounds in the world.

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Be Mine.

Kate Spade Shanghai Takeout Bag

A story about love lost.

Specifically, the things I didn’t buy that haunt me. One thing in particular: the Kate Spade Shanghai Takeout bag.

A very much appropriate story, considering, we met a year ago, during last February’s New York Fashion Week.

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of How to Get Away with Murder’s Michaela Pratt

Here on The City, we are all about cultivating personal style, luckily, we can look to some of our favorite celebrities for a few style lessons.

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I’m not quite sure what I’m going to do with my life on Thursday nights for the next two months. I’d been in a committed relationship with Shonda Rhimes, her primetime shows, and a good pour of red in a mason jar.

And now, it’s gone.

Over.

Winter break or some mess.

In its absence, I’ve taken to scouring the Internet for outfit inspiration courtesy of How to Get Away with Murder’s Micheala (Makaylah? Mikalah? Buller?) Pratt. I hope this doesn’t come off the wrong way, but she is everything sartorially that I hoped Viola would be. Whip smart and stylish to boot. My kind of girl. Aside from that whole Aiden debacle because #GWORL.

In my research, I noticed a few patterns that I would like to apply to myself, and so, here where are, with five style lessons courtesy of Ms. Pratt.

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