All posts tagged: Denim

OOTD#14/366: Double Denim Day

Happy New Year! It’s the first post of the year for Darling Afflatus, and I am trying something new. Normally, I am not a fan of the Outfit of The Day (OOTD) concept. I’m not sure why it has never really appealed to me. I suppose I wanted to have something more meaningful to say other than, “look at what I am wearing today.” However, there are days when I am especially fond of an outfit. I may like the look or fit or just its overall comfort. Sometimes, I throw an outfit together in a hurry, and once I can take a good look in the mirror, I am pleasantly surprised. Lately, my style has evolved into more streamlined choices. My taste has gravitated to clean lines, simple silhouettes, subtle details, and sophisticated color combinations. Perhaps, this change is a reflection of me maturing, who knows, but my style has changed enough to get my notice. Well, it is a new year, so I will ride this wave and see where it takes me. …

Teach Me Style: “Hildy”

I have a gorgeous and amazing friend who is a trasplant here in Los Angeles. She has decided to make it her home. She is fun, thoughtful, and open-minded, and lately we have been having a blast just hanging out on the weekends in Hollywood; parading the boulevard and observing the tourists and spectacles as we go along. It has been a welcomed change of pace for me because, as I have shared, I am known for being the lone wolf and gallivanting off on my own. While enjoying this new routine, she brought it to my attention that she would love to update her style. She’s not much of a shopper she explained. That she never really enjoyed shopping for herself. That it always came as such a task. I have heard many women talk like this before. Nevertheless, it is still appalling to me because I thoroughly enjoy shopping! I mean I really love it! And not just for myself, but shopping for anyone at all brings me joy. She admitted that she …