Birdies Cardinal & Roadrunner Sneakers Review

Birdies’ latest Cardinal & Roadrunner Sneakers caught my eye with their punchy, colorful looks. The Cardinal Sneaker is a streamlined leather sneaker silhouette, while The Roadrunner has a more retro look.  Overall, I’m a big fan of Birdies (all my previous reviews here), and was curious to see…

Allbirds Sweatshirt & Sweatpants Review

Earlier this year, I was on the hunt for the perfect pair of near-white sweats that could be dressed up just as easily as down. In particular, I was looking for a relaxed yet slim fit, easily layered under a coat.  While searching, I remembered that Allbirds has…

Polene Numero Neuf Mini & Micro Review

When Polene’s Numero Neuf bag first came out, I loved the shape but knew the larger size unfortunately wouldn’t fit my lifestyle. Cue the recent launch of the Neuf’s smaller sisters: the Neuf Mini and the Neuf Micro. And as much as I sometimes tease the micro bag…

Everlane Way-High Jean Review

When Everlane first launched their Way-High Jean last year, I was hesitant. As a petite 5’4” with a short torso, I worried that the waistband would sit comically high. However, I’m slowly trying to introduce more colors to my neutral wardrobe, and loved the array of spring hues…

Allbirds Wool Pipers Honest Review

Lately, while still WFH, I’ve started “commuting” in the mornings with a 2 mile walk around the neighborhood. With that, my Rothy’s and Vejas have been getting quite the wear – so I started looking for another pair of comfortable sneakers to add to the mix. Enter Allbirds…

Everlane Cashmere Crew: New vs Old

According to my Stylebook log, one of my most-worn tops is the old Everlane cashmere crew, a staple during fall and winter months. Last fall, Everlane relaunched their cashmere crew with an updated, more relaxed fit and a $20 price increase. Here’s how the two compare. Fabric Both…

Everlane Perform 24/7 Leggings Review

Above: Everlane leggings (c/o), Everlane t-shirt (c/o), Aritzia Super Puff, Rothy’s sneakers Everlane’s latest iteration of their Perform Leggings (original style reviewed here) may be my favorite yet! These have a brushed feeling that is very similar to Lululemon’s uber popular Align leggings, but at 70% of the…

2021 Year In Review

Happy new year! Like I did at the end of 2020, I wanted to take some time and think about my purchases, gifted items, and makes this year. I definitely spent and acquired a bit more than the prior year, especially as social calendars filled up again in…


Im Kristy, a marketer based in sometimes-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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