Girl in the Fog


I’m a big Banana Republic fan and have been for years, ever since they were a small store in Mill Valley that sold safari gear and very cool t-shirts. BRFall1984015Now of course the brand is something very different since Gap Inc. bought the store back in the 80′s. Banana has seemed to fit both my body and my style throughout the years, being one of the few cool places that had a sizes larger than a six, it’s been one of my go to places for work clothes and special occasion dresses.

While I’ve been a loyal customer for some time, I’ve been really impressed with the collections since Marissa Webb joined BR. I’ve been loving the new edge. This along with some great sales have really helped me infuse some new life into my closet for the fall. Here are a few of my favorite new pieces I’m sure I’ll be wearing to death the next few months.




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I wouldn’t say I’m very  fashionable.  I try, but I usually revert back to my standard uniform, work-black pants, a fitted t-shirt and a sweater. When I’m not at work I typically wear boyfriend jeans and a tank top.

To try to get out of my comfort zone, I thought adding some long skirts to the mix would be fun.  They look put together yet comfortable, especially for work.

Here are a few I’ve been thinking of getting.

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Basic Midi Skirt

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Reiss Baltimore Pleated Skirt


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My hair has a life of it’s own.  It’s super curly and colored and has always been a struggle.  With the addition of grey in my 20′s, it’s taken me awhile with the coloring to get it into manageable shape, thanks in large part to my stylist.  Over the years I’ve found some great products that have helped me keep my hair from taking over.  Here are a few of my favorites-

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Shu Uemura Essence Absolue

If you ever wondered what heaven would smell like, this is it.  I often put this into my hair when it doesn’t need it just to have my hair smell this good. It cuts the frizz and smoothes it out, but conditions it at the same time.

Favorite ThingsJohn Frieda Curling Hairdryer

This thing is awesome.  The bristles hold my hair well to allow me to straighten it while drying it fast and even puts a little curl into it at the same time.  The best part is I can hold my hair with one hand and use the dryer with another, which make sit so much easier than a brush and dryer.  I also love how light it is, which make it great to bring to the gym or on trips.

Favorite things

Ibiza Bristle Round Brush

This is great for finishing off my hair when it’s dried.  It is comfortable to hold and gives it a good curl.  I like to roll up the top part of my hair in it and put a blast of heat on it and then leave it there while I finish getting dressed.

What are some of your favorite hair products or tools?

I have a fairly simple style.  White t-shirts, jeans, sweaters, boots with some simple accessories is my go-to look. What girl doesn’t like a pretty little thing to put together an outfit?

I typically wear this necklace my boyfriend gave me.  He surprised me at the airport right before I left on a two week trip to Thailand last year and I’ve worn it ever since. That’s why I like simple jewelry, it holds memories of where you got it, or who gave it to you that you get to remember each time you wear it.

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Diamonds by the Yard Three Diamond Necklace

Here are a few other pieces that I would love to add to my jewelry box…

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Initial Necklace

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Bardot Spiral Bangle

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Hammered Stacked Rings

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Chan Luu Rose Gold Necklace

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