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  • what we’re eating

    homemade granola + greek yogurt + honey homemade bread + homemade honey butter chardog at the wieners circle fries at the wieners circle

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  • trouser time

    I just found this blog post over on Burda Style all about non-traditional (or edgy as they like to say) trousers. I’ve designed and made plenty of pants for models but I’ve never made pants for myself. Now that I know there are cute trouser patterns readily available, I may give it a go! On […]

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  • summer dreamin’

    Summer is in full swing now and I’m dreaming of beach days and road trips. Here are a few things on my summer dreamin’ list. [a] cursive design scallop necklace : perfect for pairing with summer dresses or fancyin’ up shorts and a t-shirt. I love the sunny yellow beads against the neutral scallop. [b] […]

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  • scanning is fun / planning is fun

      I’ve been rifling through my swatch collection, ichin’ to make myself a new spring/summer top. I’m thinking sleeveless, racerback, colorblocked, bust dart and slightly flared out hem. Basically something for hot, muggy Chicago summer nights. I like a combination of these three crepe de chine colors, which are slightly off color, but you get […]

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  • thursday thursday

    Today I buckled down and cleaned up my studio, and that place sure was a mess. Between more hours at work and this strange stomach virus that keeps holding on, things had gotten a little out of hand. My paper sorter inbox thing was starting to eject papers in protest. This is maybe my favorite […]

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  • weekending

    This weekend my friend Kaelyn was in town from NYC. We started out Sunday with breakfast at Milk & Honey, then headed down the street to Alliance Bakery to drink tea in the sun. We had some serious brainstorming about our lines (she’s in the planning stages!) and then met up with a crew for […]

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