Looking Back, Looking Forward: 200th Post

200 steps into displaying a personal style. I’ve had a love of style for a longtime. In my professional world, I used to feel like I had to downplay this passion (and still somewhat do). This blog, however, provides me with a platform to express my interests in clothing and evolving trends. I have grown comfortable with the notion that clothes convey ideas and that fashion provides us with ways of thinking about the world. It’s been an amazing journey. Thanks for your continued support!
Speaking of a journey, here are a couple chapters from my style book:
1981-1983:

2007-2008:

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20 Comments

  1. July 2, 2008 / 6:23 pm

    It looks like you always had a sense of style. And! Lil Miss in the slides and off shoulder top…..you were a style diva in the making. Too cute!!! Nice post.

  2. July 2, 2008 / 6:25 pm

    va va va voooooom
    1 am taking notes!!!
    you should your version of what not to wear…it will help a lot for some of us who are too lazy and opt for the i just rolled out of bed look

  3. July 2, 2008 / 6:26 pm

    1981-1983
    Outfit 4 is Hot!! LOL! You have the stance and all. Love it!

  4. July 2, 2008 / 6:26 pm

    1981-1983
    Outfit 4 is Hot!! LOL! You have the stance and all. Love it!

  5. July 2, 2008 / 6:58 pm

    How interesting!! I love seeing your style journey, you’ve inspired me to do the same.

  6. July 2, 2008 / 8:16 pm

    You are the most adorable thing ever!

    ๐Ÿ˜€

    I like how you’ve evolved, though your style back then wasโ€”of courseโ€”beyond reproach!

  7. July 2, 2008 / 8:19 pm

    I tagged you ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. July 2, 2008 / 9:55 pm

    wow how cool !
    i love your style…and your perfect shape !!
    ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Anonymous
    July 2, 2008 / 10:08 pm

    Fabulous!….CONGRATULATIONS on your 200th blog!…Ways to go…CAPIS

  10. July 2, 2008 / 11:59 pm

    Oh, so tender and cute you were, and also stylish ๐Ÿ˜€
    Love old pictures…

    Of course we all evolve, happilly, and you have such a great style now.

    I think I understand you when you say “that fashion provides us with ways of thinking about the world”, I feel it also.

    Congrats for the 200th post. What about a slice of chocolate cake??? LOL

    xoxo

  11. July 3, 2008 / 1:00 am

    you were really fancy as a kid and now even more!!

    a kiss

  12. July 3, 2008 / 1:33 am

    Wow your childhood style puts mine to shame haha!

    Congrats on your 200th post! I look forward to seeing many more of your wonderful outfits!

  13. July 3, 2008 / 12:30 pm

    Too cute!Stylish from the start ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. July 3, 2008 / 8:59 pm

    congrats on your 200th post. Hello! I’m simply smitten with the little wooden dr scholl type clogs your wearing with the red skrit…cuuuuutexxxx

  15. July 10, 2008 / 3:36 am

    VERY stylish young lady, then and now!

    Beautiful!

    Congrats on post #200. Your statements about fashion are so true.

    Keep up the good work.

  16. July 21, 2008 / 8:27 pm

    oh my gosh….sooooo cute! love your blog ๐Ÿ™‚

    xoxo

  17. February 5, 2010 / 9:59 pm

    I LOVE the red dress! I'm looking for one just like that right now!!!!