I went on my first ever cruise earlier this year (for the record, I thought it was amazing and now want to live on a ship). As a cruising novice, I predictably overpacked for the 8-day trip, but learned important lessons about packing that have become valuable. The idea for this post originated with a guide I produced for eBay…

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Building on the original 12 “closet basics,” it doesn’t take much—just six more items—to create new outfits that are suitable for business casual work environments. I recommend adding (1) drapey blouse that tucks easily, (1) tweed or printed jacket for textural interest (really love this J. Crew new arrival), (1) three-season pencil skirt, (1) knee-length sheath dress, (1) dress pant,…

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The question I get asked most often is: (some variation of) I am looking to build a classic wardrobe, what do I need? While there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, I will share some ideas that I have found useful, which you can then treat with your personal touch. The plan is this: in addition to the twelve…

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I’ve teamed up with thredUP to share how adding a few key pieces to your wardrobe can quickly update your look. For a spring wardrobe refresher, I added the following items: a floral sheath dress, a taupe crossover sweater, and a colorblock skirt. Items that most easily refresh a wardrobe are ones that feature a bold print or have a…

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1. Striped Crepe Button Down Blouse 2. Collared Linen Top 3. Faux Leather Flounce Skirt 4. Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket 5. Cropped Stitchy Pullover 6.  Laser-Cut Dress 7. Cheetah Print Cocoon Dress 8. Tweed Gold Button Jacket 9. Modern Skinny Cotton Twill Jeans 10. Faux Leather Trim Crepe Vest 11. Pebbled Signature Tote 12. Mini Pebbled Signature Crossbody Bag…

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