All posts tagged: cardigan

Kicking It

This year, I’ve stepped outside my box quite a few times.   First there were those jogger pants (I blame you, Liyana).  Then that thing with jumpsuits which occurred here, here and here (all thanks to Annie).  And now, my second time with sneakers.  I must admit it’s rather gratifying that we can pull on a pair of sneakers with just about anything and (usually) be considered on trend and, gasp, stylish even?  Some fads can be fun, huh. That being said, I don’t quite know when (if ever) I’ll be on that bandwagon for pencil skirts (I can’t find one that looks halfway decent on me) or for celebrate flats the way some of my peers do.  I just can’t.  I can, however, relish in wearing sneakers, both in and out of the gym.  Sportwear and streetwear have become so intertwined that there’s hardly any difference between the two anymore. In sadder news, temperatures in Houston have been escalating of late and that makes me very unhappy.  I honestly thought I’d have a little …

Fuzzy, Shaggy, Furry Baby

You’ve heard me gripe about Houston’s schizophrenic weather before and how temperatures can soar into dizzily hot levels, even during Winter.  In truth, I don’t get many opportunities to wear anything thick since sweater weather doesn’t happen all that often in the South.  However, that has not been the case over the last week or so. Thank you lord.   From now until the middle of next week (insert groan), I’ll have my pick of the fuzzy, the shaggy and the furry which I love.  Today was a little on the warmer side so it wasn’t quite the moment to go full tilt bundled up (Asian dumplings don’t do too well in that department seeing how we’re very often too vertically challenged to pull off as many layers, unless, of course, you’re Chriselle, jelly) so I went with a token touch of faux fur. It’s a grandfather cardigan.  Point of trivia – the cardigan was named after  James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, a British Army Major General who led the Charge of the Light …