About Turi

When Turi isn’t blogging, you can find her nose behind a book. But reading isn’t her only pastime. She loves running (cue jogging stroller), taste-testing pizza and burgers, and working on the next great American novel. Her latest homage to all things literary? Her son is named after writer Dashiell Hammett. How apropos.

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Pop the Question in Style: Easy DIY “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Cards

You're committed to spending your life together, and the wedding planning is about to begin. You've had in mind who you want in your wedding forever, and now it's your turn to pop the question to your leading ladies. If this sounds like you, then these easy DIY "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" cards by guest writer Pei Sim are a perfect project for you. Read on to learn her how to!  Read more »

Cycling Tips from Biking Pro Roxy Lo

If worrying about the rules of the road has you holding back, then these cycling tips are just what's needed. Cycling pro Roxy Lo gives us a primer on bicycling basics. Read more »

Perfect for the Procrastinator: A DIY Holiday Card

If you're in a last minute gift-giving frenzy, never fear! A DIY holiday card paired with a gift certificate is a wonderful present that doesn't feel like an afterthought. We partnered with DIY dynamo, Pei Sim, of Paper + Craft Pantry on this easy idea to add elegance to your gift-card giving. Read more »

Lizz Lovezz: Our Fashion Director’s Take on the December Collection

Each month our talented team of designers dreams up a new collection. Here we chat with our fashion director, Lizz, about the inspiration behind the pieces featured, and she picks out a few of her faves.  Read more »

Your Outfit’s Smartest Accessory: Books

We partnered with Penguin Random House to complement outfits with our favorite accessory: books. Read more »
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Take a Tour of Tacoma with Liz of The Brave Life

With many of us heading home for the holidays, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to 'travel' to Tacoma with Liz, the blogger behind The Brave Life. Ride along while she shows us her favorite haunts in this charming city.   Read more »
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Our ModEmployees are Feeling Festive & Nostalgic

These throwback holiday outfits are making us feel festive and nostalgic! Read more »

Right Stripes: The Clothes Horse Styles 1 Printed Dress, 5 Ways

We asked our blogger friend, Rebecca of The Clothes Horse, to pick out a fave printed piece from our site, and style it up five ways. She chose the striped Honors College Dress – a staple she's shown is as versatile as an LBD! But we'll let Rebecca take it from here... Read more »

Meet Kelli Murray

Kelli Murray makes us want to head to SoCal stat and whip together an edgy, beachy outfit that's just as effortless as her ensembles. Meet our latest Blogger of the Moment. Read more »

Vintage Mavens Shares Where to Eat, Sleep, and Play in Miami

We asked our friend Shareen of Vintage Mavens to transport us to Miami for a pseudo-spring break! Check out her beachside tour. Read more »