Never someone to be deterred from a purchase because of the weather, I bought (and kept) the AQUA Tweed Double-Breasted Blazer pictured in this post around the peak of summer, when a day’s high can climb into triple-digits. And I wish I had a story of misery to share about how I nearly melted wearing it, but it’s been perfectly…

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Fashion mashups don’t get much better than the cape scarf (though the sweater blazer comes close): a good one will keep you warm while adding visual interest to your outfits. I have been living in this checkerboard cape scarf while traveling this summer: It was an extra blanket on the plane, a makeshift stuffed animal (when rolled into a bundle),…

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If you missed out on this promotion last month, DSW is running yet another attractive sale on three classic Stuart Weitzman boots: the 5050, the Reserve, and the Lowland. Sizes are still very complete. Enter code BACKTOIT at checkout for a free canvas backpack. Happy shopping!

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♥ Select styles are now up to 70% off at Abercrombie & Fitch, including the Canvas Backpack (on sale in two colorways), which is a lightly updated version of the “classic backpack” (seen above) that I picked up last summer and would recommend. Some more sale picks: Drapey Trench Coat, Cozy Ribbed Henley, Paperbag Waist Linen Shorts (in three colorways),…

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One of the few perks (if not the only perk) of having been the same size since ~13 is that the participation t-shirts and embroidered sweatpants that I amassed from school/sports in my child- and young adult-hoods still fit. So it wasn’t until a few years ago that I finally needed to buy activewear (I am often surprised by how…

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