A little while back a lovely young woman named Sara Washington got in touch with me asking if I’d mind if she interviewed me on-camera about my closet and style. Obviously that’s one of my all-time favorite things to talk about so I said YES. The result is the video below, which I think Sara did an amazing job on. It’s part of a series she’s creating called Dressed, so stay tuned for more installments on her blog, She was so much fun and so easy to work with, and I’m so excited to have this keepsake—especially since I’m going through a MAJOR closet overhaul at the moment. I just listed 20 items on Poshmark, and many more are to come!
In the video, I talk about my style evolution, from hippie college student to fast fashion addict to now, which I don’t know how to define exactly, but I do know that I’m finally taking Tim Gunn’s excellent advice from his Guide to Quality, Taste and Style. He says something like: “Nothing in your closet should made you sad.” In the video I share several pieces that make me happy, but I also have SO MANY things in there that make me sad, mostly because they’re uncomfortable and/or unflattering. They are evidence of me succumbing to a trend that doesn’t work for my body, or ordering online and being too lazy to make the return when I realized the item didn’t look great. And it is TIME TO PURGE!
ANYHOO, I’m slightly embarrassed but honored that Sara made this video below. I’d love to hear what you all think, and about all of your style evolutions. I feel like whether you were a hippie or a goth or a prep, a little bit of that always stays with you, do you agree?