DIY Biz: The Fine Art of Negotiation

by Alicia on January 30, 2013

(Turkey, 2009. “How much are these earring and I am supposed to negotiate? Maybe I’ll ask the woman in black what she thinks. Oh never mind, I don’t need them anyway.”) If you came for tips, I’ll have to direct you to one of these books or something. But if you’re here for entertainment, read […]


Evil Eye Inspiration

by Alicia on August 15, 2011

Clockwise from top left: Eyeshadow, evil eye, door, man, jeans, bracelets, powder, bracelet, pouch, restaurant, bracelets, hand I actually wear an evil eye bracelet almost every day – I bought it in Turkey a few years ago for pennies and wish I had purchased a bunch more. How was your weekend? I had an amazing […]


DIY Inspiration: The Details

by Alicia on May 11, 2011

One of my favorite sources of inspiration are close-up shots that highlight the details. Street Style blogs are a good source, and some other blogs like Style Bubble do a great job of including these shots. I also take my own whenever I run into an interesting texture or pattern that catches my eye. Here […]