What do you wear when you’re not teaching but still have to be present on campus for official functions? Casual, yet also a bit dressy. But not very. More like a beefy black Wolverine.
I was surprised at how well this outfit came together. Yes my old high school cardigan makes an appearance (BMHS class of 2001!)
Yesterday was mainly an office hours day, but I also had a guest lecture to give. I decided to still keep it casual.
The vest was a bit wrinkled, but I liked the colour consistency here. It’s much more like my original outfits/looks.
Category is: Ostensibly Postcolonial Queer Military Aesthetic Realness.
Today’s outfit was inspired by this image of Spanish monarch Philip II, albeit with a decidedly postcolonial twist.
I want it to be spring so badly. After a few days of brutal cold temperatures, it warmed to above freezing, and I jumped at the chance to wear a spring wardrobe.
Today is our second annual MLK parade in Lexington, VA. We fought long and hard to have such a parade, and it feels particularly rewarding to celebrate. This year, like last year, I led chants from the front, and so felt to dress fancily. I don’t do this from a misguided place of respectability; I … More Parade Attire | Monday, 15 January 2018
It was slightly cold today (drizzly in the mid 40’s F/5-6 C), and I thought I needed something a bit lumberjack-ish to deal with the weather. But when i saw the elk horn shirt and suspender combo, I figured a power necklace might offset the overt machismo of the whole thing. My hair looked good, … More Brace Yourself | Thursday, 11 January 2018
I’m back! Hey y’all, after letting this beauteous blog fall by the way-side (teaching extra classes and then a sabbatical while you write your book will do that to you!), I’m back. Today is the first day of classes after my semester sabbatical, and I figured I’d strike a formal yet playful tone, including this … More Back in Black | Tuesday, 9 January 2018