Archive of ‘magics’ category

5 Life Changing Things I Wish I’d Figured Out 15 Years Ago


As I careen toward 40 I’m noticing that I have little tolerance for things not being done well, or being done haphazardly. It’s hard to explain. Coming of age in the early 90s in Vermont gave me a scrappy DIY mentality, and I had to be pretty creative about making my way in the world. I […]

mini bag trend?


Would you go mini? I’m trying to give up the back-breaking tote habit for a bit by switching between this vintage Coach and another tiny Marc by Marc Jacobs bag I picked up, but I’m in a little bit of a withdrawal from having everything with me ALL THE TIME. I also don’t like the mini […]

Boot Season


It’s (almost) Fall, when a young woman’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of boots. And the current contenders for my heart are: 1. Leopard Print Boot 2. Brandy Leather Clog Boot 3. Bond High Heel Boot 4. Back Zip Boot 5. Classic Chelsea Boot 6. Striped Toe Ankle Boot Which would you choose?

Top 2015 Trend: Bohemian and ’70s


The 1970s bohemian folk look is back! One of my favorite trends, and I’ve listed a ton of my collection of gorgeous vintage on eBay. From tobacco colored suede coats and skirts to psychedelic patterned dresses: shop the Bohemian Folklore collection at verhextvintage. Browse the 2015 designer versions below to get inspired to shop vintage! […]

Art in the Wilderness: Saint-Gaudens Historic Site


We were visiting with my parents yesterday and I was flopped on the couch with teenage ennui, wishing I could walk around actual places, not just woods. Side note: has anyone else who’s moved home after a very long time away found themselves taking on teenage characteristics? Yikes. My mother suggested the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, […]