Collage with three photos arranged horizontally. On the left is a photo of Laura, her mother and sister. In the center is a photo of Laura with a pony wearing a Christmas hat. On the right, Laura poses with her friend Michelle during a holiday party at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's great hall.

Fashion Practices: On Holiday Shopping

I have a complicated relationship with the holidays. But I’ve been trying quite consciously to return to my childhood love for the holidays and enjoy them in my own ways over the past few years. Today I’m sharing some of the strategies I’ve adopted to make holiday shopping a bit easier and merry, in case they’re useful for anyone who’s still battling the holiday overwhelm.