For those looking for an affordable alternative to the Balmain Double-breasted Wool Blazer, you might consider the Lioness Palermo Blazer, which has faults but is a reasonable option considering the price point. At $88.00, the Palermo Blazer is reasonably-priced; if possible, coincide your purchase with a Shopbop store-wide event. It’s no steal, though: The 100% polyester shell can start to look…

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Happy Friday! Just a short post today highlighting a few good sales. First, the Free People Kate Faux Fur Coat (last seen here) featured in this post is currently on attractive sales at Free People and Nordstrom in three colorways. And a few sales that I am shopping now: ♥ Sale styles at Free People are an extra 25% off…

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I had previously ranted about oppressive office air-conditioning, but after a space has been cooled or heated within a few degrees of your preferred temperature, you can likely bridge the gap with layers. I always keep a few oversized wraps and knit blazers in my office, as I am barely an endotherm, and having those at the ready has proven…

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For those of you who celebrate, happy Lunar New Year (technically on the 5th, but by the time this post goes live, it will already be Tuesday in much of the Eastern Hemisphere)! I will be low-key celebrating by wearing red, likely donning the red coat worn here (and reviewed here), as red is considered an auspicious, all-purpose color in…

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For anyone who’s reading the news and wondering: What does one wear in a state of deep freeze? Ski-wear (+ all the Heattech) or maybe a spacesuit, that’s what. Though, when the low is minus 50, why risk frostbites when there’s shelter? But for those, like me, who are battling merely average winter temperatures in a humid continental climate, here’s an outerwear review for you:…

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