Weekly Sale Update

With Memorial Day just a week away, sale updates will be frequent this week, culminating in a big sale roundup post that will go live over the weekend. MatchesFashion‘s spring/summer sale is now open to the public. I am excited to see Mansur Gavriel’s “folded bag” on sale in a number of colors: saddle, blush pink, red, and navy. Other things…
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Spring Lace

Longtime readers of this blog know that I wear my beige-colored trench coats a lot. As much as I wish I could wear them all year round, there are days between seasons when it’s too warm for these medium-weight cotton pieces, but not warm enough to go without a jacket. On those days, I usually turn to silk-y coats that…
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Floral Silk Dress

The beauty of a floral dress is that there’s basically no wrong way to wear one. (The problem has always been finding a print that you like and one that won’t date itself in a few seasons.) To those who puzzle over what to wear on the weekends in warm weather, one of my first recommendations is always: start with…
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Weekly Link Roundup

▪ Until 05/20, take an extra 25% off sale styles at Free People (no code needed; discount applies at checkout). The Silk Bow Barrette which I love and own in a number of colors is now just $7.46 and still in stock in most colors. Other picks: Aerial Legging, Victoria Blazer, Stevie Mini Dress, Tea Time Tee, We The Free Printed Montana Tee,…
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In My Closet

Dots & Stripes (Boden Is the New J.Crew?)

British retailer Boden was founded as a mail-order business in 1991, two years after Popular Merchandise Inc. rebranded itself as J. Crew. Both companies found success in catalog sales, but J. Crew’s retail store ambitions overtook the company’s catalog-based model early on. Unlike J. Crew–which went public in 2006, and then was taken private again in 2011, Boden has opted…
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