Closet Core Pietra Pants Pattern Review

The Pietra Pants pattern from Closet Core really stood out to me with its design for both form and function. I love the flat front with the elastic back waistband, which gives it a sleek look in front while remaining comfortable overall. Additionally, the slanted pockets give it…

Leggings Showdown: Lululemon, Girlfriend, Everlane & Outdoor Voices

Above: Left to Right, Everlane Perform leggings (c/o), Girlfriend Collective leggings, Outdoor Voices leggings, Lululemon Align leggings I’ve reviewed a few different DTC activewear brands here – including Outdoor Voices, Girlfriend Leggings and Everlane’s Perform line. Now that I’ve worn leggings from each of these brands for over…

Monday Musings

Above: Photo from Alex Hu via Unsplash. I wish our homemade dumplings looked as good as these do! Happy holiday weekend Monday – hope you had a great Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day and/or Presidents Day! Year of the Ox Speaking of the new year – I very…

The True Cost of Sewing Your Own Clothes

Header image from Olesia Buyar via Unsplash. Is it cheaper to sew your own clothing? While I wanted to learn sewing for multiple reasons, one of the compelling factors was the potential to save money. On the surface, sewing seemed like an economical way to build my wardrobe.…

Monday Musings: January 6, 2021

Header image from Mike Stoll via Unplash. What a start to 2021. This past week has been a rollercoaster, from high of Georgia’s senate election results (Stacey Abrams is a national treasure) to the terrorizing attack in our nation’s capital. Sad, embarrassing and chilling – and unfortunately, I…


I'm Kristy, a growth marketer based in not-so-sunny San Francisco ⛅ This is my personal blog, where you will find my random musings, in-depth reviews, and latest sewing endeavors.




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