Sharing all things lovely
in fashion, interiors, & WELL BEING,
while trying to live life a bit more sustainably. 

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Hello friends! Pardon all the radio silence here and on Instagram: I’ve been taking on more work at my new job than I first anticipated (which is a great thing, I genuinely LOVE my new job as an interior designer and brand team leader at Room and Board) and have been working long days where […]

Millay’s Holiday Gift Guide

December 12, 2018

(Room above by Heidi Caillier Design) As hinted over on my Instagram stories, I had the brilliant idea for a new little series over here. I was hunting for a small-scale, handsome, and structural chair for my living room and was (as usual) finding troves of awesome stuff on Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, and NextDoor that […]

Secondhand Home Finds: A New Series

November 7, 2018

If you have been following my style journey for a while now, you know that I am a vocal advocate of not only supporting ethical and sustainable makers and products, but also eliminating the use of synthetics in your wardrobe. Anytime I’m making a new purchase, I dig around the inside of the garment, find […]

Pretty Plastics: Everlane’s Renew Line

November 5, 2018

These lovely things and more just hit our online shop Millay Market. Do you have a favorite? It feels good to be getting back in the swing of posting things — I hope you find something you love!

New Arrivals in Millay Market!

October 29, 2018

Have you all heard of Lulu and Georgia? It’s a name most interior designers know, but isn’t quite mainstream enough that everyone knows of them. As you know, I’m slowly putting our home together, and after moving from Philadelphia to this new place of ours in Boston with very little in tow furniture and decor […]

What to Buy from Lulu and Georgia’s Anniversary Sale

October 15, 2018

vintage large maple bowl After a little bit of anticipation and some much needed time to get settled, to figure out a schedule that works for me, and to get everything set up, our new shop Millay Market is now live! (The “Market” tab at the top of this site will also take ya there!) […]

Millay Market is Live!

October 2, 2018

photo by Anna Potter Isn’t this photo beautiful—melancholy, droopy, dark, and beautiful? K good, harness that feeling, hold on to it tight while I prepare you for the next movie you need to see and the abundance of tears it will conjure. Amazon Studios was kind enough to invite me to a special preview showing […]

The One Where I Wept for an Hour Straight: A review of Life Itself

September 21, 2018

  center image source As an entrepreneur, I’ve spent the past several years mastering how to juggle many jobs and tasks at once. If I’m being honest, this wrangling act of taking on a lot has always been my M.O.  In high school and college, I was the one constantly raising my hand to lead […]

How I Stay on Task (Plus a Giveaway!)—CLOSED GIVEAWAY

September 17, 2018

  Something I’d really like to explore on this blog is sustainable and ethically made fashion. For most of us, how we dress ourselves is a nice luxury, and I feel strongly that if I’m going to take advantage of the priviledge of buying “pretty” things to wear, I want to make sure no one […]

Favorite Sustainable Denim Sources

August 30, 2018

Bonjour friends! As I mentioned in my last post, we’re ready to get rolling with real progress in our living room space. First up? Getting a couch. But the question remains: sofa or sectional? The dilemma is real… Since our living room and kitchen space is essentially one open floor plan, I want to be […]

Our Home: Sofas vs Chaise Sectionals

August 28, 2018

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