Hair

going green (or not…) with barberella

If you follow my Instagram, you already know that I did something rather SHOCKING: I changed my hair! After being A Purple since November 2015, I was feeling the urge to mix things up. But my mixing up didn’t…

Beauty

sucreabeille indie perfume haul

Marilyn Monroe was famously quoted as wearing nothing to bed but Chanel no. 5. Nightwear choices aside, perfume is definitely an important component of personal style. Since I can never stay true to a single signature scent, I’m back…

Food & Drink

sunshine salad & a midcentury potluck party

After meeting up with the ladies of Milwaukee Vintage Style Society for some historic bowling, I knew that the amount of retro fun in my life was about to take a major upturn. When the invite came for a…

A historical cartoon of two skeletons dressed as a lady and gentleman, subtitled "The Arsenic Waltz"
Fashion

the mode macabre: it’s not that easy being green

I had so much fun sharing my first tale of horrible fashion history (combustion due to crinoline!) that I was inspired to select another delightfully morbid story about bygone styles to present to friends and semi-strangers at my best…

Fashion, Wishlist

9 must-have shirts for murderinos

If you’ve been around for a while, you know that I’m a huge fan of all things true crime. I’ve been obsessed with reading about murder, disappearances, and more since I was in middle school, and this golden age…