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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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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In an earlier post this month, I confessed to hoarding straw hats, but the scope of my hat problem goes beyond that. I also buy baseball caps and sports visors (and beanies in the colder months) regularly. One of my newest purchases is the Madewell Denim Baseball Cap (currently an extra 40% off with code VERYRARE): I like the low…

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If the forecast can be trusted, we may finally be getting some relief from this heat dome. While I spent much of the weekend sheltering in well air-conditioned public places (thank goodness for movie theaters), I somehow still managed to get sunburned. So, as tempting as it is to dress scantily in a heat wave, don’t forget sunscreen and a…

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