Sherpa Jacket

I got “dressed up” to take these photos in the yard last fall, because indoor lighting was unjustly harsh to this sherpa jacket with faux leather trim, a style from several seasons ago that is still sold at Amazon in three colorways and a range of sizes (XS-L). This bomber jacket in moppy fleece has a bulky silhouette, but is…

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Year in Review: Be Gone, 2020 + Outfits of 2020

To my own surprise, I managed to cobble together enough content to post this year lookback post; I tip my hat to my younger self, who was actually quite prolific at the year’s start (before everything went to hell, obviously). As always, images are linked to their respective posts, so click through if you want to read the full post.…

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Ways to Wear a Shacket

The “shacket”–a portmanteau of shirt and jacket–is less a hybrid of the two, and more a catchall term for buttoned garments that straddle the public and the private. Just as pandemic blur erased the line between days and months, gone is the practical difference between a shirt and a jacket. If you never leave the house, eventually everything becomes innerwear.…

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How to Wear: Sweater Scarf a.k.a. Scarf with Sleeves a.k.a. Sleeved Scarf

One trend that I initially found absurd (okay, which I still find absurd) but grew increasingly curious about is the sweater scarf (or scarf with sleeves): it’s a long-sleeve sweater with nearly all of its torso missing. You can also think of it as a buttonless/closed shrug, if that helps with the cognitive dissonance. The sweater scarf is an inevitable…

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Cropped Cardigan & Plaid Skirt

I “discovered” a public green space in my town this spring that is connected to the outside world by a single unpaved (winding! dead-end!!) road. For a few weeks it felt like my backyard since I was often the only one there. I stopped going regularly over the summer when people started showing up (not in vast numbers, but enough…

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