Archive for the ‘Boston’ Category

The Art of Layering

Friday, September 26th, 2014

layering boston london layer clothing sweaters

Boyfriend Cardigan (Plus Size Alt from One Stop Plus) / (Faux) Leather Jacket / Fly-Away Cardigan / Long Sleeved Tee (XS to XXL!) / Pocket Vest (Plus Size Alt from Rainbow) / Singlet Tank from Monki

So, what’s up with the weather lately? Here in London, we’ve been going from the mid-70s to 50s to 80s all in the same week?! We’re in the middle of September, so it’s time for the fall weather to just stay put. We need to be able to enjoy sweater weather because before we know it, we’ll be in the middle of winter.  Eek!

Since the weather is so unpredictable from day-to-day (and even from hour-to-hour here in London), the only solution to this problem is layering. It’s always easier to remove a light layer or two, rather than be stuck in a bulky sweater. We’ve all made the unfortunate mistake of dressing up for the brisk morning temperatures and then been have been stuck sweltering under a cable-knit by the afternoon, because the sun finally decided to come out. Cardigans thrown elegantly over your shoulders or folded into your purse will make bearing the sudden heat a bit manegable, no?

London Marathon Photos

Monday, April 14th, 2014

We headed to South East London to watch the Marathon yesterday. Canary Wharf (where these photos were taken), was packed as you can imagine. The crowd felt afamiliar, as I always loved heading into the Copley Square area in Boston for the Boston Marathon. Can you tell I’m a little homesick? Leave it to a marathon to make me feel homesick.

Overall Shorts

Monday, July 8th, 2013

overalls shorts

I saw several girls here in London (yes, we’re back), wearing overalls shorts this weekend.  I like Beatrice’s take on her shorts. Her version is deconstructed and paired with a knit top they seem to be more pulled together than if she were to have paired them with a simple white-t.

What are your thoughts on overalls?  Are you game?  Have you taken the plunge? Or are you sticking to regular shorts this summer?

P.S. This photo was taken in Boston.

Boylston Street

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

We were having dinner last Monday when a friend texted to say, “Have you heard about, Boston?” We immediately turned on WBUR to hear what was happening.  Bombings?! In Boston?!  What?  We reached out immediately to our friends and family.  Thankfully everyone was well, but still, it broke my heart to hear that people had lost limbs and worst, had died.

I felt bewildered, worried and afraid for my friends, family and fellow Bostonians.  Please know that even though I am far that my thoughts are with you dearest readers who are in Boston.

It seems so silly to post street-style photos at a time when precious lives have been lost.  So for now, I will share some this photo I took last year early one morning while at home.



Columbia Road

Monday, April 15th, 2013

What does one wear to London’s many street markets?  Come back on Wednesday to find out.