Don’t these super chunky wool blankets look incredibly warm and cuddly? Perfect for curling up under on a cold winter night, and they look beautiful even when not in use. There are lots of places to buy them, and if you don’t knit, employing a skilled knitter to make one for you is a great [...]
Candy-colored faux fur has really caught my eyes these days. While faux fur is perfect for cozying up on cold days, it can also make a style statement in unexpected colors. The pastel shades look especially fun to me, maybe because they’re such a contrast to the usual darker winter colors we’re used to. Luckily, [...]
While they have lowly utilitarian origins and first made a big impact on the punk scene, in the last decade safety pins have made huge inroads in the high fashion world. Safety pins were popular with punks because they’re versatile, widely available in many sizes, and easily manipulated, which also makes them perfect for many [...]
While I was in the hospital in September, a disorienting thing happened: it really started to transition to fall. You know how people always say, “I can’t believe it’s [whatever month] already?” Well, by the time I went home I couldn’t believe it was October already, and I really had an excuse for my confusion–there’s [...]
So it turns out that when you end up in the hospital with serious injuries, they don’t bother taking your clothes off; they just cut off anything that’s in the way. My skinny green cargo pants, one of my favorite shirts, one of my comfiest bras, and my trusty black leather motorcycle jacket all met [...]
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.