Monday, August 16, 2010

Girl of the Blogosphere: T

Name: T
City: Formerly of Chicago, now living in Greece
Occupation: Self-employed

Who is your fashion inspiration?
I am a big fan of street style, but if I had to name specific women who wear the types of clothes that I am most drawn to, I'd have to say Giovanna Battaglia, Olivia Palermo and Kim Kardashian (I always feel like I have apologize for this last one, but it's true! Ha! I really do like a lot of the individual pieces she wears day-to-day.)

What is your favourite place to shop?
In the States, it's definitely Loehmann's. I hate paying full price and I love finding buried treasure. Here in Greece, I am still getting familiar with the shopping, so I really can't name a favorite (yet!).

What is your current favourite fashion trend?
I am really happy to see leopard print back in the spotlight.

What is the current trend you dislike the most?
I would not be sad if the knee sock thing disappeared forever.

Why did you start your blog?
I started blogging in 2007 as a way to have a little more fun with my writing. I wrote about anything that came to mind related to fashion and pop culture. But after moving to Greece I found myself pretty out of the loop when it came to what was going on back in the States, so in the spring of this year I decided to refocus my blog and turned it into a personal style diary.

How would you describe your style?
I think my style is pretty streamlined, but I like to mix it up with an interesting silhouette, fun pattern, or chunky piece of jewelry.

What is one thing you are dying to buy this summer?
A sleeveless lace dress. I had my eye on one on Shopbop, but I dragged my feet on actually purchasing it and when I was finally ready to hit the order button, it was sold out.

What is the most expensive thing you have bought?
Hmmm ... I think that would be my black Gustto bag.

What is the least expensive thing you have bought?
A brushed stainless steel bracelet for 50 cents at a thrift store in Red Wing, Minnesota about twelve years ago. It was originally one dollar, but the entire store was 1/2 off!

What is one thing that you regret buying?
Honestly, my wedding dress. It wasn't that I didn't like it, I did, I just wish I looked around more before I made my final decision.

If you could meet one person from the fashion industry/ a fashion icon who would it be?
Diane von Furstenberg. I want to be her when I grow up.

What is your favourite vacation destination?
Ooo, tough question because my favorite vacation destination used to be where I currently live. But since I now call an island home, I think I would choose somewhere that has a little more of a city feel - maybe Monte Carlo. We went there on our honeymoon and it was fabulous.

To see more of T's looks go to her blog



  1. Thanks for the feature! I am so honored.

  2. how lovely!



  3. Love it! She's so gorgeous! And I love her answers!

  4. I recently dropped by her blog too and I can completely see why you'd want to interview her because her sense of fashion is just so lovely :)

  5. I just love how you always do this girl of blogosphere thingy, so inspiring and I really love reading all the interviews ;)

  6. Very cool post! She is beautiful.

    xo M

  7. great post...absolutely love the first outfit...follow me

  8. nice interview... love her style
    must check out her blog in detail asap

  9. She's so genuine and down-to-earth. Nice choice!


  10. Great interview. I love that blue dress that she's wearing!

  11. i check out her blog..she is great :)

  12. Love her style. I will be jumping over to her blog immediately.

    Ramblings of a Small Town Girl

  13. i've been following fashion butter's blog for quite a while ! i love her easy casual styles :)

    thanks for the blog birthday wish :)

  14. Nice interview! Take a look at my blog, I would be really happy if you could! Hugs from

  15. what an amazing interview~! she is so so gorgeous, loved reading this:)

  16. I like her skirt in the 2nd photo and I´d say no too to the knee sock or maybe I´m too old to wear knee! :)

  17. wow - could she get anymore of a beautiful background for her pictures? stunning!

  18. She has that classic chic style which never goes our of fashion! Great interview too!

  19. love the interview! love fashion butter so its lovely to get to know her more!

    love your blog! following:)


  20. Since running a blog about shoes, then I will refer to the shoes.
    Shoes are wonderful. Very elegant and perfect fit.

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