Outfit: May Flowers

shorts // top (similar) // espadrilles (love these) // bag // denim jacket // hat (last seen here) Can you believe it’s May? Seriously, where does the time go? April and May are beautiful months in Florence, and this spring we have been especially lucky, lots of sunshine and not…

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Conference Chic

I get a lot of emails from young female professionals and grad students asking about what they should wear to attend or present at professional conferences. So I thought I would share some of my go-to looks. We can all agree that the politics of dressing for women in academia…

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Outfit: Vienna

hat // bow (last seen here) // blouse (old, similar) // coat // jeans // scarf (old, similar) boots (from Florence) // gloves (from Florence) // purse (old, similar) Vienna was beautiful, but so cold! Even in my warmest wool coat, blanket scarf, gloves, and wool hat, I found myself…

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Outfit: Patterns at Play

I’ll be honest, I definitely don’t “blend in” in Italy. I like color and pattern and that isn’t going to change. But despite their love of black and voluminous shapes, Italians do appreciate other style aesthetics. They don’t, however, respect the stereotypical “sloppy” and casual American style (but more on…

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