OOTD: Peruvian Princess.

Posted on October 22, 2014

OOTD: Peruvian Princess. One part "Warrior Two," one part South American royalty, this outfit is truly fitting of who Betsy is: a strong, regal woman with a playful personality. A dress with this much pizzaz doesn't need many additional accessories, and Betsy's choices - a statement necklace, dangling earrings, and a simple, waist-defining belt - enhance the dress without competing with it for... Read More

OOTD: On the Move.

Posted on October 13, 2014

OOTD: On the Move. All I gotta say about this first photo is "outta the way, I got biz to conduct!" This is how I'd like to always imagine myself: walking with purpose, determined face, and in a super comfortable dress that's pretty much like wearing a giant black T-shirt. I like this dress so much I bought two of them knowing it'll be... Read More

OOTD: First Signs of Fall.

Posted on October 02, 2014

OOTD: First Signs of Fall. Our first official OOTD of fall finds Matty perfectly poised to greet cooler temps in this warm coat that'll have him matching the sky on the majority of days in the coming months. Like a classic "details man," I love how Matty buttons his shirt all the way to the top, adds his betsy & iya Olandia necklace and vintage... Read More

How to ROCK printed pants.

Posted on September 17, 2014

How to ROCK printed pants. Printed pants have a long history. Look no further than your parents' scrapbooks from the 70's and you're sure to find several snaps of your dad rocking plaid slacks or maybe even your fashion-forward mom in a pair of pastel printed culottes (shudder). Fast forward to 2014 and printed pants still have their same charm and playful spirit, just with... Read More

OOTD: Birthday Boss Babe.

Posted on September 10, 2014

OOTD: Birthday Boss Babe. An extra special Betsy ootd post today, Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Why extra special, you ask? Well, not only is our boss lady bringing the noise and the funk in this printed jumpsuit from one of her favorite Portland boutiques, but it just so happens to be her birthday! Yes, blogosphere, join me and all of us at b&i in... Read More

OOTD: Star Gazing.

Posted on September 03, 2014

OOTD: Star Gazing. When you wish upon a star for a super mega babe in a sexy dress to appear, this is what happens. Thank the heavens for Ashley! WHAT SHE'S WEARING Star dress by French Connection Shoes by J Shoes Alameda Hoops, Puebla Ring, & Golden Gate Bridge Cuff by betsy & iya Ashley always looks amazing at work, but this dress... Read More

OOTD: Twice as Nice.

Posted on August 27, 2014

OOTD: Twice as Nice. It's been one of the hottest summers I can remember since moving here and on super warm days, I am so grateful for breezy dresses. This vintage number is one of my absolute favorites because of the fun details: buttons up the side, multicolored stripes, and most of all, the detachable collar. Clearly, I justified this purchase by thinking that... Read More

OOTD: Black & Blue.

Posted on August 20, 2014

OOTD: Black & Blue. Few things make me happier than a three-way closet collision! Behold, this trio of sassy Makers in their blue jeans & black tops. I can't decide if this looks screams "practical workwear" or "extras from a West Side Story remake." I'll let you be the judge. Cheers, Anna ***Song of the Moment: Blue on Black by Kenny Wayne Shepherd*** Read More

OOTD: UZI + Demimonde + Ashley.

Posted on August 06, 2014

OOTD: UZI + Demimonde + Ashley. Ashley models a whole lotta NEW in the shop for this OOTD: restock of the Rectangle Dress by UZI NYC serves as the perfect canvas to show off the appropriately named Shield Necklace by Demimonde Studio. I love how Ashley styled this dress over jeans, something I would've never thought of! Come check out all this and more at our... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Chambray Vrksasana.

Posted on July 07, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Chambray Vrksasana. I've been taking some yoga classes and wanted to show off my Vrksasana Tree pose in my newest chambray romper! You like? WHAT I'M WEARING Romper & Sandals from Urban Outfitters Sunglasses by Retro Super Future from Palace Necklace from Free People Bracelets, vintage Golden Gate cuff by betsy & iya Rings by betsy & iya   I might have... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Birthday Threads.

Posted on June 30, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Birthday Threads. I'll admit, this post is a little late. Alyssa's birthday was in the beginning of June... but that does't mean she doesn't still look amazing in this vintage dress! All pink color scheme in honor of Alyssa. From Monday through Friday she wore a different shade of pink to celebrate. WHAT SHE'S WEARING Dress from Dear Golden Shoes gifted from... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Summer Shakin'.

Posted on June 23, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Summer Shakin'. While Summer is a time to relax and veg out at beaches, backyards, and bars, it's also a time to be more active! Everyone's out on bicycles, brew cycles & boogie boards getting their vitamin D fix. One of Betsy's favorite activities (not necessarily summer-specific) is dancing. After she's gotten some coffee in her system you'll often find her exerting... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Is it Twilight Yet?

Posted on June 16, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Is it Twilight Yet? Matty's mane is getting out of control; he's got the longest hair in production! While we can all agree that those cascading curls are a thing of beauty, can we also agree that it's starting to look a little bit like a vampire? Not saying that's a bad thing... It even looks like he's starting to hide in the shadows...... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Shifting in Chiffon.

Posted on June 09, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Shifting in Chiffon. Summer is near, which means the seasons are shifting. What are you wearing to adjust for the "warm-getting-warmer" weather? Ashley prefers chiffon. WHAT SHE'S WEARING Dress by Joie Shoes by Kelsi Dagger Sunglasses by Quay from Yo! Vintage Earrings by Maya Jewelry Dalia bangle by betsy & iya Uppland bracelet by betsy & iya   Sunnylove, Barrie ***Song of the... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Floral Fiesta.

Posted on June 02, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Floral Fiesta. Portland's weather in Spring is the perfect example of the lessons you learn as a kid: "Water + Sunshine = Flowers grow big!" It seems that our neighborhood has proliferated some pretty incredible flowers. WHAT SHE'S WEARING Dress from Wanderlust Shoes by Jeffery Campbell Gem ring from Gypsy Chic  Navajo beaded bracelet from betsy & iya Bahusia earrings by besy &... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Soaking Up the Sun.

Posted on May 27, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Soaking Up the Sun. Have we mentioned how much we love sunshine and flowers blooming? Her primal state, with cellphone in hand.   WHAT SHE'S WEARING Crop tank by Groceries from betsy & iya Vintage skirt by Pendleton from Red Light Sunglasses from Urban Outfitters Shoes by Kork-Ease from Johnny Sole Necklace by Lisa Mangum from Oko Redundant Chevron ring by betsy & iya... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Fresh Cut.

Posted on May 19, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Fresh Cut. When warmer weather comes around and the winter coats shed... I decided to chop off my hair. Now I'm trying to figure out what to wear with this new 'do. Our sweet neighbor Smokey sauntered by to say hello. WHAT I'M WEARING Maxi dress from Nordstrom Rack Jacket from Banana Republic Shoes by Franco Sarto from Nordstrom Rack Bangles thrifted from... Read More

Outfit of the Day: All Tied Up.

Posted on May 13, 2014

Outfit of the Day: All Tied Up. Sometimes a new T-shirt can really lift ones spirits. Matty found this tie-dyed number from one of his favorite local shops, Machus, and I couldn't help but fall in love with it. Not only is it black & white (my preferred wardrobe pallet), but the design is so wonderfully simple--and we all know how tie-dye can get a little too... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Movin' & Shakin'.

Posted on May 05, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Movin' & Shakin'. These joyful Spring days are giving us a little more pep in our step, but even if it weren't a sunnier season you'd still be seeing Ashley frolicking around the shop with awkward-dad-dance-moves. WHAT SHE'S WEARING Jocelyn dress by Curator Belt borrowed from Mom Boots from Half Pint Navajo beaded bracelet from betsy & iya African bangle from betsy &... Read More

Outfit of the Day: Cherry Blossom Chicky.

Posted on April 28, 2014

Outfit of the Day: Cherry Blossom Chicky. There is something wonderful that happens in Portland when Spring starts to flourish: the cherry blossom trees come alive. For about three weeks there's a pinkish glow that undulates throughout the city as the flowers are in bloom. A small flurry of petals persistently fall, and in another couple of weeks, a flood of pink petals litter the ground. Alyssa... Read More