Weekly Shopping Update: Ann Taylor, J. Crew & Boden

Until 10/21/18, take 46% off your entire purchase at Ann Taylor with code REFRESH. Shipping is free on orders over $125, or pick up in store for free. I recently ordered a few styles from the current collection that I hope to feature in the coming weeks, but wanted to share the sale as the discount is fairly attractive. More…
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Review: Reformation Rou Midi Fit & Flare Dress

I woke up this morning to barely above-freezing temperatures and remembered that I still had this post in draft form. While it’s belated… better late than never. First, a word about Reformation (or “Ref,” as they occasionally refer to themselves; no relation to to the religious movement), the LA-based fashion retailer with a founding myth that is textbook for most…
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Weekly Link Roundup

♥ Happy National Dictionary Day! I originally planned a word-themed “fun facts roundup” for today, but that post disappeared from my drafts folder, and I didn’t notice far enough in advance to replace it. As I have too many favorite words to choose from to highlight, I will instead leave this link for an AskReddit question titled, “What’s your favorite word?”…
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Yellow Trench

The drape-front trench appeared on store racks again this season, and I am happy to embrace this trend. Since around 2014, this less-structured alternative to “classic” trench coats has given the wardrobe staple more movement and a softer look. Just as I find stiff trench coats to be a perfect foil for flowy dresses and skirts, a silk-y trench with…
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Buyer’s Remorse

I had naively thought, right after I graduated from college, that I could continue to get by on the two suits–one skirt-suit and one pantsuit–that I wore on repeat for summer jobs. That plan quickly crumbled as I grew bored and increasingly desperate for variety. My blog was born out of that desperation: it was both an outlet to channel…
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