The Sock Basket

The Sock Basket   ...more

building blacks, part 2: accessories

Anticipatory Set: I know, I know... productivity is down this week.  I am in a tough bout of stressing and hating my job pretty much all the time.  At least today was my last reevaluation conference of the year so there is at least one dim, blinky Christmas light at the end of the tunnel. But!... Happy note!: I am about to get dressed for my belated Valentine's date with Paul tonight......more

building blacks, part 1: coloring with belts and dresses i lust after

A few days ago I asked for your advice on how to accessorize an all-black wardrobe.  I'm still not sure exactly where to go with that idea.  Hence, a series: Building Blacks. You know... like building blocks... only... blacks... okay, okay, I know you get it, I'm cheesy. I digress. ;) (I should really stop using emoticons in my everyday internet life but I just can't... I grew up in the era of AIM and MSN messenger.  Emoticons are just staple territory.)  ...more

Sensory Processing Disorder and Layering for Cold Weather

Thanks to the Great Freeze and multiple blizzards we've had in the Mid-Atlantic this winter, this former California girl has finally learned a thing or two about layering.If you have SPD or autism or know someone who does, you know how much fear this strikes in my heart.  I love J.Crew but J.Crew does not love me:Tops...more

I'm all for working at home moms who make boutiques!

I really wanted to feature The Purple Princess Shop since she's local. I actually stumbled upon her listing on Seattle Craigslist and was wanting to get her product well known. I've been watching her grow as a great business within the last year and adding more great products. Recently, I've been seeing her add a few cute matching outfits that I would love to share with you. Check her out and mention Mommy Media sent you!  ...more

WORK STYLE - Nanette Lepore * Giuseppe Zanotti * Botkier * House of Harlow 1960

Get This Look: Nanette Lepore Modern Love Dress Giuseppe Zanotti Open Toe Scalloped Stiletto Bootie Botkier Noa Tote...more

WORK STYLE - Alice + Olivia * Camilla and Marc * Vince * Miss Sixty * Juicy Couture

Get This Look: Alice + Olivia Pleated Shoulder Top with Draped Front camilla and marc Salon Jacket Vince Cropped Chambray Pants...more

PLAY STYLE - Haute Hippie * Mackage * L.A.M.B. * Diane von Furstenberg * House of Harlow 1960

Get This Look: Haute Hippie Bias Sequin Cowl Dress Mackage Trixie Coat L.A.M.B. Junee Over The Knee Boot Diane von Furstenberg Kate Clutch House of Harlow 1960 Five Strand Headpiece ...more

WORK STYLE - Rebecca Taylor * Patterson J. Kincaid * Diesel * Claudia Ciuti * Botkier

 Get This Look: Rebecca Taylor Chained Camisole Patterson J. Kincaid Montecito Lounge Cardigan Diesel Pletry Trousers...more