♥ For a book published ten years ago, Nudge has aged fairly well, and I would recommend owning it now that it’s on sale for $1.99 on Amazon. The writing is sharp and the underlying concept compelling, which makes up for the seemingly intuitive applications of the idea that the authors proposed. ♥ Get Yourself a Nemesis (The Atlantic): “While…

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Thank you Ann Taylor for partnering on this post! After spending the better part of a week in sunny South Carolina where spring arrived weeks ago, I returned to a Northeast very much still in the grip of winter. Having gotten a taste of warm weather, all I want to wear now are punchy florals and spring colors. Today I…

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Chanel’s two-tone leather slingbacks are among the luxury purveyor’s most celebrated and recognized footwear (second perhaps only to the two-tone ballerinas). Unfortunately for me, the shoe fits my feet wrong in too many important ways (and the lack of a proper quarter doesn’t allow for the use of cushions and other solutions). Thankfully, many “substitutes” can be found on the…

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As ready as I am for warm weather to return, I will miss cold-weather dressing: The ability to layer without restraint is how sartorial magic happens. While the outfit shown here is a few notches of whimsy short of extraordinary, it is one that I like quite a bit. The green speckled tweed coat works really well with the darker…

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♥ That Cuddly Teddy Bear Coat Is a Monster (The New York Times): “Within a year of its appearance on the 2017 runway, sales of the Teddy Bear coat had ballooned past 15,000 and dozens of copycat coats had appeared in versions both high and low … at its fall 2019 show in Milan, the label upcycled … the Teddy…

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