Immigrant experience

Interrupted by war

I think I will take this moment of relative calm to apologize to anyone out there for my long absence. I did not lose interest in thrifiting or clothes, but the last six weeks or so have been quite sad for me and I just haven’t felt up to posting about clothes. As you know, […]


Reading Immigration

I’ve recently read two books by immigrant writers: Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart and Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  One is a memoir by a man from Russia, the other a novel by and about a woman from Nigeria, but they are both immigrants to America and write about the flavor of their experience. The […]


On Hats

I wear a hat every day. Through the wonders of poorly focused photography you can’t easily see this, but I have all sorts of hyper-pigmentation and other signs of aging as befits a middle aged woman living in a sunny country.