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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Review: L.L.Bean Sherpa-Lined Hoodie

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One index term that makes my eyes light up is “fleece-lined” (or, better yet, shearling-lined… swoon). I can’t tell you how many of my purchases are driven by or sealed with this detail; it’s my second favorite keyword, just after “zippered pockets.” In my closet are fleece-lined leggings (would recommend…

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Review: J.Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress

When I can’t be in head-to-toe sweats, I have been falling back on sweater dresses, an always cozy but still presentable option. One new(ish) addition to my closet is the J. Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress: it’s not particularly exciting, but is a solid everyday basic that is easy to dress up–or down. FIT The cut is slim but…

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Review: Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Stretch Leggings Pant

For once I am actually fulfilling requests in a timely manner! As requested (by a few people), here is a (more) thorough review of the Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Stretch Leggings Pant, which was a monthly favorite back in February and has been seen here and there. My pandemic work “uniform” of late fall comprises oversized sweaters with full sleevesĀ¹ and…

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Cropped Cardigan & Wide-Leg Pants

Recent updates to the homely cardigan are a welcomed upgrade: I thoroughly enjoy the fitted, cropped silhouette. It’s kind of a perfect transitional piece, no? On warmer days, pair it with a lighter bottom (like the wide-leg crop pants shown in this post); or wear it under chunkier knits on colder days. It’s as effortless as it’s comfortable. For those…

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