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4th Annual Trashion Show this Saturday!

Trashion 2014_sm

It’s that time of year again! The 4th Annual Trashion Fashion Show is this Saturday, April 19th 6-9pm at Hartford City Hall. Get your tickets here. (All proceeds support the Sustainable Farm School.)

I’ve been lucky enough to vend at the past two shows, but this year will be a [Read on...]

Shop Mieux: the sweetest online consignment shop ever

Okay, ladies. You know how much I love consignment shops, right? (Peonies, Plato’s Closet, and Uptown Consignment are my Connecticut faves.) Well hold on to your stylish pants! I just found the sweetest online consignment shop ever: Shop Mieux. That’s French for “Shop Better,” which is pretty spot-on. (Edit: Mieux & Mieux officially changed their name to Shop Mieux this [Read on...]

10 dazzling New Year's Eve dresses under $50

I love any excuse to get dressed up, but especially for New Year’s Eve! But I don’t love dropping lots of dough on a new dress, so I’ve found 10 fantastic frocks for under $50 that would be fabulous at any NYE soirée.


1. Of the Bioluminescence Dress via ModCloth. 2. The More the Mulberry Dress via [Read on...]

Red, Gold, and Houndstooth

Red Gold and Houndstooth - poor and pretty

Even though it’s been 8 years (8 years!!!) since I roamed its halls, I’m feeling some high school pride today ~ our colors are red & gold. I’ve been thinking about high school a lot lately. My friend (and prom date) Jordan is getting [Read on...]

Today's Threads: Mustard & teal

mustard cardigan & teal coach tour dress - poor and pretty

Happy Fall! I actually wore a coat and gloves this morning on my way to work, brr. I’m finding more ways to wear my Coach Tour Dress in Spearmint even in the morning Autumn chill. Paired with a cardigan and ticker tights, it’s a pretty warm outfit [Read on...]