Category Archives: clothing and style

jeans are supposed to be easy to wear….

And what brings me back here after so long? A clothing rant, of course. (Just in case I ever again need to wear non-lounging clothes.) Here’s what I want: jeans that fit my body and are loose and comfortable. Because … Continue reading

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my design “career”

I have mentioned previously that I’d designed a jacket for Betabrand, who do crowd-funded clothing and executive designs. That jacket will *finally* be launched for crow-funding Feb 23 – I’ll let you know when it’s up and you can see … Continue reading

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Please vote!

No, not for President (yet). For my new jacket design. If enough people vote for it, Betabrand will manufacture it and then I can get myself one. Voting Link. Betabrand is a clothing company that seems to specialize in unusual … Continue reading

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erging and costumery

I’m almost looking forward to this year’s Concept 2 Holiday Challenge (the goal is to do 200,000 meters on the erg from US Thanksgiving Day to Christmas Eve. This year will be my 12th time doing the whole thing. I … Continue reading

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flexibility in clothing

I’ve written about this before as recently as June, but I just wrote a whole screed as part of an online discussion and realized it was basically a blog entry. A bunch of women were bemoaning how uncomfortable women’s clothing … Continue reading

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a clothing rant from a slightly different perspective

What do you know, my marriage (to a person of the opposite sex) actually changed today – mostly, in that I no longer feel vaguely guilty about having taken advantage of a privilege that not all of my friends have. … Continue reading

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boots and stories

I have a really ridiculous number of boots (well, okay, at least they’re in pairs – I suppose really ridiculous would be an odd number of them, assuming a two-legged wearer). I was just realizing this morning that it makes … Continue reading

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fashion for the non-photogenic

I’m having a closet problem lately: too much stuff in it. Problem is, the vast majority of it is stuff I actually wear. My sweaters may not fit well in their hanging shelf doohicky, but I love wearing sweaters and … Continue reading

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dressed like a duck

Today, I am wearing my big green sweater, because University of Oregon Ducks (green and yellow) are playing Ohio State Buckeyes (red and gray) for the college bowl championships. I’m not normally a big ducks fan, for two reasons: 1) … Continue reading

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who needs real clothes?

It makes me happy that everything I’m wearing today from the ankles up is crypto-sportsgear: non-itchy wool tunic and tights from a women’s sports store online, underwear from a local sporting-goods place. (I guess Under Armour takes the “under” part … Continue reading

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