Uncrunched: Episode 2

Uncrunched: Episode 2

Let me tell you about my first big snow in Anchorage. …wait. It hasn’t happened yet. We did get snow once and I freaked (fuh-reaked) out. Like, almost took Uber to work. But by sundown, it had all melted and all was right again in my world. Still, I survived — and bought practical shoes should […]

Uncrunched: Episode 1

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Before the Devil Wore Prada, Video | 3 Comments
Uncrunched: Episode 1

This all began as a joke among friends. Friends who can’t believe that I live in Alaska now. Me — the girl who can’t go a day without putting her feet in a pair of heels. The girl who loves the city and the prospect that there’s much to do at 3 a.m., even if I […]

Queer Eye for the History Buff

One fashion exhibition…two stories! (Because, why not?…and because, #Idothis). See below for links to the review I did on The Museum at FIT’s newest fashion exhibition…and a video story from the exhibition’s symposium that ran on the NY City News Service. ### “Queer Eye for the History Buff” Once upon a time, men wore monochromatic […]

An Eye for the Runway

An Eye for the Runway

So, remember my past (and current) obsession with fashion illustration? I passed it on to my handsome Broadcast boyfrraann (among other nicknames) and introduced him to Claire Thompson. I had the pleasure of meeting Claire at Day 2 of Brooklyn Fashion Week{end} a few weeks ago. We sat together at the end of the runway, […]

A New Generation of Knitters

A New Generation of Knitters

Yarn in every color bursts from the walls of the La Casita Yarn Shop Café. Its shelves are lined with jars of buttons and packets of knitting cables. Sitting around a table at the front of the shop are a number of twenty-somethings, sipping wine and knitting Christmas gifts. “A lot of the young people […]

The Sailing Flagship: Indochino Pop-up Store

The Sailing Flagship: Indochino Pop-up Store

A phenomenon that was once limited to Halloween costume stores and Christmas boutiques has now expanded into higher-end markets, and most recently, in New York City, men’s fashion. I decided to pose the question, Has the Flagship Sailed? I did a 3-part series: a Storify, a Jux photo narrative (which is becoming my fave), and […]

Alter SHEgo

Alter SHEgo

“So tell me about these multiple personalities…” It’s a request I get from just about everyone who’s read my Twitter bio: Sierra Leone. Author of Before the Devil Wore Prada #fashion blog . Writer, Fashionaddict, Traveler, w/ infectious laugh & @ least 5 personalities. I’m not claiming schizophrenia or dissociative identity disorder, nor am I […]