First Christmas, In Many Senses of the Words

Christmas is coming, and I’m in full swing here in Korea. Christmas sweater and all! I’m truly excited for this year, in a way I haven’t been in three Christmases. It’s a chance to see how awesome the new year will be, a distraction from all that change and stress that seems to be creeping…

The Consignment-Only Experiment

A year ago, I made a promise to myself and to anyone who reads this blog that I would buy no clothing that was not consignment, recycled, or free-trade for 365 days. That mark came yesterday, on the 4th September 2012. Yesterday, six thousand miles away from the basement of my parents’ house where I…

When In Doubt, Go 1950s

I really need to get a tripod. Balancing my camera on the dresser is getting really old. I promised about two months ago that I would begin attempting more Korean-style fashion, and while my commitment to consignment-only fashion has had to adapt to living 7,000 miles away from my favorite stores, I’ve also just been…

My Favorite Waste of Time

I’m finding that the One Change Challenge is really easy for me so far. I may eat my words in a couple of weeks, once I’m living in France with a new homestay and wandering Europe again…and consignment stores have become scarce. So I went and found a couple of new things at Found Underground,…