Wow, thank you all so much for the kind words on my blog layout-- it truly means a lot! I was hoping to have more time this past weekend to continue working on it; things like the right side buttons for my summer in NYC and my semester in Florence still need working links, as well as, the pages above for my outfits and writing. I want this new blog layout to be more easily accessible for you all because I have a lot of content (talk about over 1600 posts in the past 6 years; yikes!). So, I wanted to take the things that draw most people to my blog and make them easier to find and look through. My writing, my outfits, when I lived in NYC, and when I lived in Florence. If you all have any other suggestions for things you'd like to be able to find easier on this blog, let me know! There's now a search bar on the right hand side where you can enter in key words to find related posts you want to read, but for now I'll keep you guys updated on the progress of the layout when it's 100% finished with no kinks!
On a style related note, I thrifted this hand made 1970's dress back at a church rummage sale a few weeks back. I went back and forth with myself on whether or not to buy it...it's pretty ugly, but yet there's something charming about it at the same time. So, for a $1 I figured it was worth it! I joked around that I looked like a pilgrim/puritan today, ha. Not probably my best outfit choice I've ever had, but this dress is mad comfy + it has pockets + it cost less than a price of a salted carmel mocha at starbucks.
win. win. win.
With much love, Lauren.
P.S. Been listening to this, this, and this lately. x