I’m a savvy and versatile freelance writer, ghostwriter, editor, blogger, and copywriter with more than 15 years of professional experience. I believe, though, that my writing career was launched at the tender age of 10.Already Pretty is a daily blog that provides tips and advice for regular women on regular budgets who want to look and feel fabulous every single day.
I’ve been drooling over the various printed shoes and sandals that are flooding the shops this season, and since the amazing folks at ideeli were kind enough to send me a pair of pumps from Desigual’s new line of footwear,* I thought... READ MORE > > >
I know I’ve told this story before, but it has shaped my worldview so I’m gonna lay it on ya again: A while back, a dear friend of mine told me something that stopped me cold. She said (and I’m paraphrasing), “Sally, do you... READ MORE > > >
Reader L e-mailed me this question: I know this might be a question that applies to a lot of people, but in case it’s useful info, my specific body is like this: I’m about 5’7″, and I weigh somewhere between 145 and 150 lbs... READ MORE > > >
For years I stuck to two Tsubo styles when it came to pumps, and I still adore them. But over the past year or so, I’ve found a handful of other amazing classic pump styles that have become favorites. And since several of them are slowly going... READ MORE > > >
Here’s a concept that manages to be both simple and tough to master: Outfits that match, versus ones that “go.” This outfit matches. My red accessories mirror the red in the pattern of the shirt. And although the khaki skirt... READ MORE > > >
I love to shop. You may have gathered this about me. I also love to thrift, and have spent many a pleasant afternoon scouring the racks of my local secondhand emporiums. I love clothes and feeling beautiful in my clothes, I read hundreds of style... READ MORE > > >
Elly made this request in a comment: … it would also be good to hear your thoughts on price point versus value explored more. I wouldn’t buy a £14 dress from Primark, but I would buy a £40 dress from American Apparel. One has a better... READ MORE > > >
Women’s collective fear of swimwear shopping has become a cliche: Everyone knows that the average gal enjoys searching for a new bikini about as much as she enjoys major dental work. But if your old suit is looking battered and you opt to... READ MORE > > >
Reader Judy sent me this request via e-mail: One of my fellow engineering students made the comment that girls in engineering are either “hot” and dumb, or really smart, socially awkward, and “ugly.” Upon remembering that I am, indeed, a girl, he... READ MORE > > >
Amanda e-mailed me this request: I was wondering if you consider doing a blog post or offer some advice on styling long cardigans so they don’t look frumpy. I just bought my first one [and] it seemed like a good way to convert some of my... READ MORE > > >
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