Recently I mentioned that I was having trouble getting excited about picking out what to wear. A couple of people offered great advice about looking through catalogs and magazines for inspiration, and I’ve been doing that a bit. It seems to be working, so I also decided to revive my “Getting in the Mood” columns […]
Even though it’s still plenty warm outside, I’m beginning to detect just a tiny hint of fall. And while it’s easy to bemoan the fact that lots of summer activities like swimming and sunbathing will soon be finished for the year, we don’t have to give up picnics quite yet. I’m looking forward to fall […]
Yesterday we booked plane tickets for a trip later this month that includes a couple of days in Paris and Lyon, so I was excited to take a look at the fall offerings from French brand Sessùn. Their A/W 2013 collection is filled with covetable outfits in rich, jewel-toned shades that look perfect for this […]
Lots of people have fall rituals to get them ready for the change in seasons. They visit pumpkin patches, drink apple cider, and pull out their heavy sweaters from storage. One of my yearly traditions seems to be obsessing about the Pendleton Portland Collection. The cozy knits […]
Bona Drag always seems to put together the dreamiest lookbooks, and their most recent effort, “Spirit of the Painted Desert,” is no exception. The long ethereal gowns paired with statement jewelry perfectly evoke a witchy woman who’s possibly about to cast a spell on you. But you don’t […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.