Author Archives: shawnaelizabeth

About shawnaelizabeth

Literary Lady.

Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

Beware of Young Girls: A Tribute to Teenage Tavi

When I first started reading The Style Rookie, Tavi Gevinson was a precocious 12-year-old who compiled exceptional mood boards and collages. Since then she has developed into an eccentric and influential fashion icon, as well as an outspoken feminist. My heart

Beware of Young Girls: A Tribute to Teenage Tavi

When I first started reading The Style Rookie, Tavi Gevinson was a precocious 12-year-old who compiled exceptional mood boards and collages. Since then she has developed into an eccentric and influential fashion icon, as well as an outspoken feminist. My heart

I Want Your Skull: Grown-Up Goth

Although we may present a sophisticated sartorial face to the world, many of us still feel punk in our hearts. The “grown-up goth” look is all about elevating an edgy aesthetic. I still have an affinity for the morbid and

I Want Your Skull: Grown-Up Goth

Although we may present a sophisticated sartorial face to the world, many of us still feel punk in our hearts. The “grown-up goth” look is all about elevating an edgy aesthetic. I still have an affinity for the morbid and

G.I.V.E.N.C.H.Y: Not Your Audrey Hepburn House Anymore

Givenchy is the fashion house classically associated with Audrey Hepburn’s ladylike polish and gamine wardrobe. But since 2005 Riccardo Tisci has been at the helm, elevating the brand BEYOND BEYOND. Androgynous influences, these designs are never wholly masculine or feminine. Tisci

G.I.V.E.N.C.H.Y: Not Your Audrey Hepburn House Anymore

Givenchy is the fashion house classically associated with Audrey Hepburn’s ladylike polish and gamine wardrobe. But since 2005 Riccardo Tisci has been at the helm, elevating the brand BEYOND BEYOND. Androgynous influences, these designs are never wholly masculine or feminine. Tisci