Browsing Tag

cotton

  • old chair, new seat.

    I made a new seat for an old chair this week. In a sweltering cobwebbed corner of my mom and dad’s attic, I found what I’d abandoned there years before: a small chair too…

    July 18, 2019 14 Comments
  • make-believe: working from home.

    I have every intention of showering immediately upon waking and getting fully dressed before sitting down to work in the morning. But on days when I’m not the parent doing the school drop-off, I’m…

    February 27, 2019 7 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: sweatshirts

    The ultimate minimalist wardrobe trick? Feeling comfortable in your own skin, er, sweatshirt. I’ve said before that the biggest indicator of whether something is going to have staying power in my wardrobe is its…

    March 21, 2017 43 Comments
  • wintry layers with tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in menswear-inspired staples for women. Just in time for cold weather, a post with Tradlands to showcase what they’re doing to keep folks cozy this…

    November 29, 2016 27 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: socks.

    Sock weather. I always have a hard time admitting that it’s here. I guess I just like my feet to feel free is the reason. But then suddenly it is here and I need something to…

    November 21, 2016 36 Comments
  • luxury bedding from snowe.

    This post is sponsored by Snowe, a home brand committed to making exceptional design attainable. In preparing our humble abode for a month-long sublet in June, I’ll admit that way more fun than drawing up…

    May 3, 2016 25 Comments
  • on bed sheets.

    Getting a new bed in a new size, meant needing to make a whole bunch of decisions at once about new sheets. Oof.  Turns out it’s not as simple as saying, “I’ll take the cotton…

    April 28, 2016 44 Comments
  • a signature collection with elizabeth suzann.

    This post is sponsored by Elizabeth Suzann, a women’s clothing label based in Nashville, Tennessee.One of the greatest privileges of my work in this space is to introduce readers to people doing inspiring work. This spring, clothing label Elizabeth…

    April 5, 2016 65 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: t-shirts.

    Give me a plain cotton tee and a pair of jeans and I’m happy. Heat waves and cold snaps notwithstanding, I could wear the classic combination nearly every single day and not get sick…

    July 9, 2015 47 Comments