The Working Closet

where life meets style

living the dream (the one where you show up in nothing but your underwear)

August 20, 2014 · 13 Comments

in my closet, right now: 5 things I swore I would never wear again

January 15, 2014 · 18 Comments

the year of less (now with more popcorn!)

A month or so back, I offered to be the concessions coordinator for the basketball program at the boys’ school.

January 13, 2014 · 9 Comments


I started running in 2010; the next year, I started tracking my miles pretty seriously. And it was a lot of miles.

January 7, 2014 · 11 Comments

the year of less

2014 is going to be the Year of Less: less clutter, less commitment, less stress. I already feel better, just saying that out loud. Ahhh.

January 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

5 simple style resolutions to make right now

Happy new year! I love the idea of January 1 as a kind of arbitrary fresh start (although I will be writing 2013 on my checks for months, I’m sure).

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments


These days, my weekends look like this.

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

don’t be lazy

When I am stressed out, I fall into an inevitable pattern of Lazy About Little Things.

November 25, 2013 · 6 Comments

what I wore for the worst week ever

This has been A WEEK, you all. In all caps. For reals.

November 20, 2013 · 6 Comments

ask the Internet: accessories

I’m really enjoying the comments on yesterday’s post, both here and at Facebook. You all are funny and smart and thoughtful. Go you!

November 13, 2013 · 10 Comments

find your style truth (we’re not going to call them rules, ok?)

Wade took Charlie to get a haircut last week; he came home with a fauxhawk (Charlie, not Wade — Wade got his standard buzz cut).

November 12, 2013 · 19 Comments

just another day

Yesterday was a pretty typical Tuesday at my house.

November 6, 2013 · 6 Comments