Review: Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Stretch Leggings Pant

For once I am actually fulfilling requests in a timely manner! As requested (by a few people), here is a (more) thorough review of the Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Stretch Leggings Pant, which was a monthly favorite back in February and has been seen here and there. My pandemic work “uniform” of late fall comprises oversized sweaters with full sleeves¹ and…

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June 2020 Favorites

I fell behind in posting my monthly favorites, but did track them informally on my phone so will still be sharing them (in quick succession) to get back on track. Without further ado, here are my June favorites: —————— CARMEN MARIA MARCHADO BOOKS —————— I “discovered” Carmen Maria Machado about three years after everyone else did. Her writing (and many…

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Weekly Link Roundup: October 23, 2020

♥ Until the end of today, take an extra 60% off sale styles or 50% off full-price styles at J.Crew with code FRIDAY. Shipping is free for J. Crew Rewards members (membership is free). ♥ The Newest Thing in Fashion? Old Clothes (The New York Times): “After years of pushing only new, new, new (while behind the scenes scouring flea markets for inspiration),…

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Cropped Cardigan & Wide-Leg Pants

Recent updates to the homely cardigan are a welcomed upgrade: I thoroughly enjoy the fitted, cropped silhouette. It’s kind of a perfect transitional piece, no? On warmer days, pair it with a lighter bottom (like the wide-leg crop pants shown in this post); or wear it under chunkier knits on colder days. It’s as effortless as it’s comfortable. For those…

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Review: Theory Double-Face Wool-Cashmere Clairene Jacket

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued The open-front coat is a controversial item; it demands that its wearer consider this question: when is it cold enough to wear a coat, but warm enough to wear it open? But the question misses the point. The open-front coat exists “Because Fashion! Because the Outfit!!” But I also think…

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