Slip Skirt

The heat broke this week, as we near the first day of fall. While I’ll miss summer staples like crop tops and short shorts, there are some warm-weather pieces that I am determined to “autumnize,” like slip skirts—the one that I am wearing here is very affordable and comes in 17 colorways; it fits slightly large to size and has… View Post

Menocore Lite

I’ve been talking breathlessly to friends about the quiet beach getaway that I am planning (and the cute beach dresses that I’ll finally get to wear) since this spring, just after I made my first vaccine appointment, but for various reasons the trip simply hasn’t materialized. And playing dress-up has been my coping mechanism: floaty white tunics, wide-leg linen pants,…

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Crop Top Season

Were you one of the people who had been running around half-naked this summer? Because I was. Maybe it was the partial anonymity granted by my face covering, or maybe it’s because the line between public and private really has become blurred–if no one was around when you were in a state of “advanced dishabille,” can your outfit (or lack…

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Review: J. Crew Classic Field Jacket

Happy first day of September! Even though the first day of fall is still three weeks away, I’ve already unpacked my field jackets and trench coats in preparation for layering weather. J.Crew‘s Classic Field Jacket has become one of my favorite pieces for transitional weather. I got a lot of wear out of it in the spring and expect to…

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Dresses Lately

I have been spending freely on cheap thrills, as they sometimes help tame the boredom and repetition that define pandemic living. My thrills of choice have been a cloying mix: sugary drinks, whole cakes, and pullover dresses that require no styling. For those of you looking for a quick fix, here are a few dresses for your consideration: The Drop…

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