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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
talk to me: contact me here
works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
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- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
Posted on March 6, 2013 | No CommentsA great post by Well-Heeled (one of my favourite blogs) about what your lifestyle projection is. One of the great things about America, I think, is that the way you look might be very different from your actual economic status. Which is to say that...
Posted on March 4, 2013 | No CommentsHere’s what I follow as general style rules: The shorter the skirt, the lower the heel should be The louder the piece, the more neutral the rest of the outfit should be Tight things need to be paired with baggier items so you don’t look...
Posted on January 25, 2013 | 8 CommentsOver my years of fashion and style obsession I’ve noticed key things pop up across the board, and they are what I consider stylish essentials that seem to make every outfit perfectly unruffled and effortless: Via Vanessa Jackman 1. Sunglasses I have one pair and...
Posted on May 2, 2012 | 15 CommentsSpring is here, and it’s time to go shopping. After I shed my winter weight, I’m hitting the outlet and shopping malls. At 5′ 9.5″ tall, finding clothes that fit me well is tough. Plus, my clothes, particularly pants, are pricier than those designed for...
Posted on September 16, 2011 | 31 CommentsWARNING! HEAVY SHOPPING UP AHEAD. If this bothers your sensibilities and frugal bones, then stop reading immediately. You have been warned… MAKEUP This tanning-from-traveling-to-hot-countries-for-so-long-even-while-wearing-long-sleeves-and-a-hat thing has really turned my skin the darkest it’s ever been. All my other concealers and foundations are REALLY light in...
Posted on July 15, 2011 | 17 CommentsThe Background: I probably have quadruple what I am listing as my potential “Minimalist Wardrobe”, because I love variety too much. And this is after cutting back my wardrobe by 50% in 2007/2008!! So just imagine what I had in there before that I didn’t...
Posted on May 16, 2011 | 12 CommentsIf I had $500 to spend on a business casual wardrobe from scratch, this is what I’d buy: 2 pairs of pants – $79 Assuming you won’t wear skirts or dresses to work (like I do, for some clients), I’d definitely pick up 2 pairs...
Posted on January 26, 2011 | 118 CommentsNow that my 2010 shopping ban is over, I came up with the idea of cataloguing my clothing onto my iPod Touch for easy access. Before I started the process, I didn’t realize how many grey sweaters I had until I did this. To be...
Posted on February 10, 2010 | 26 CommentsWe have a lot of overlooked fashion niches don’t we? Plus-sized fashion is a big one. The average weight and size of a woman is 5’4″ and 163 pounds, up from 157 pounds the year before. (Source: Wonderquest) I’m 5’4″, and I’m 130 – 135...
Posted on November 1, 2009 | 11 CommentsAs you may or may not know, I am a sucker for draped anything. Cosy, draped, soft and cuddly? SIGN ME UP. All Saints Clothing! Mostly in the U.K., but they have a store in NYC as far as I can tell. I Googled reviews...
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