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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The ‘Maine’ Attraction: Julie Takes Us on a Tour of Portland

We reached out to our friend Julie of Orchid Grey to take us on a tour of Portland, Maine. With lighthouses galore, plenty of antiques, and the freshest seafood around, we were enchanted by this oceanside town. Without further ado, we'll let this undercover mermaid show us around.  Read more »
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What’s in a Name: The Power of Plus Size

We’re testing how to best integrate "plus size" back into the top-level navigation of our online shopping experience starting this week. We want to streamline this messaging and make sure your experience is the best it can be. Read more »
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Curtain Call: Meet the Models

This spring we hit the beach boardwalk of Santa Cruz and the colorful streets of Capitola for a sun-drenched romp by the bay. But we didn’t do it alone. We were accompanied by our talented team of models. And these gals do more than simply rock a cute frock. Meet the models who add a little glam to our April collection and take a peek behind the scenes. Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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