PSA: Teva Flatforms are a Sound Investment, and I Have a Sale Alert

Public Service Announcement: There’s a Teva sale on at Haute Look right now, if you’ve caught this blog right away. Most prices are around the $40 point, and this sale is the widest selection of colors and styles of Teva platforms I’ve seen in one spot.   Like anyone one with reasonably good taste, I…

100 Followers Video Game Giveaway! Get a Humble Bundle!

UPDATED: New prizes added! See Below. A few days ago, my blog hit 100 followers on WordPress! This may not be a big deal in the overall scheme of things, but its kind of cool to me, so I’m doing a Rafflecopter giveaway to celebrate.   The prize is a bundle of video games from Humble…

Good Design, Even When It’s Not For Me

  Getting my degree did about two important things for me. The second of these is that school instilled in me a respect for design that transcends my own taste. Sometimes I have to ask myself- do I like this because it’s good design, or because I like it personally, and want to own it…

Cheap Geek Fashion Alert – Marvel Comics

Burlington Coat Factory currently has in a selection of Marvel tee shirts. I saw several “group” designs, a vintage style Amazing Spiderman, and a Thor body suit. Shirt styles included long and 3/4 sleeve crop tops, girl fit tee, and raglan. So why is this a “you should buy this” post and not a “look…

Places, Names, and Clothes – 15th Street, March 15 2013

15th Street, heading into the dev drinkup; just me as usual (I overestimated the willingness of my friends to pose for clothing shots when I named this feature), wearing a leopard shirt, Guess sunglasses, jeans from Old Navy, Nine West boots, and Coach bag. If these jeans last through the wash I’ll buy more. They…

Book Haul – Half Price Books and a Theme of Places

Passionate Nomad The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse This one came from the big Half Price on Northwest Highway (Dallas).  I can’t say that I know much about Freya Stark, but the cover attracted me. She was an adventurer and writer who traveled the middle east in the late ’20s and ’30s….

Valentine’s Day for Dorks

So its Valentine’s Day, but you still want to make sure everyone knows you’re a dork? Good news! There are plenty of options out there that will allows you fulfill your love interest’s holiday expectation without being smooth, sophisticated, or overly dignified.               I decided to write a series…

MiniBlog – Wedge Sneakers, but Cheap.

  I’ve wanted a pair of wedge sneakers, much like the ones Will Code For Clothes posted… but I wanted them in what I consider a “dignified” color (no neon, not gold and pink and bright blue) and I also had it in my head that I didn’t want to spend more than $20. I…

JCPenney Fangirlism and What I Bought on Clearance

I would just like to go on the record and say that I love the new JC Penney format. I’ve heard that it hasn’t been too well received  and I’ve also heard people complain that they want the old “frumpy” JCP back… but personally, I’m a big fan of the new “boutique” style. Some of the…