Review: House of Want We Step Up Bag

The We Step Up Bag was first introduced in House of Want’s fall/holiday 2020 collection, and shortly after started appearing in my social media feed, just as I was warming up to the idea of padded bags. It’s heavily inspired by the Bottega Veneta Padded Cassette Bag, but infused with elements from the Chanel classic flap. As a designer chimera…

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Review: Oroton Margot Mini Day Bag

My bag collection is badly in need of an update. As the rest of my wardrobe takes a sharp turn into the casual, I have grown (a little) tired of all the structured satchels that I carry, and decided I need to get weird(er) with my bag choices. (But not too weird, because that probably wouldn’t feel me.) One new…

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Long Cozy Shirt Jacket

Are shackets still trendy? I couldn’t tell you. But I am still wearing them. And as the weather cools, I am trading in hip-length shackets for longer ones, which I feel are a little more versatile than their shorter counterparts. They pair easily with a leather pant or a pair of denim, but will also work with mini skirts and…

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Review: Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans

I’ve decided to put on hold my search for the perfect (for me) pair of straight-leg jeans, but these Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans came pretty close. (I have a pair of ’90s Pinch High Waist Straight Leg Jeans from AGOLDE on order, but that’s it for the style until next spring.) But I wish I hadn’t sized up (the… View Post

Light Gold

My temperamental skin is still raging at me, so I’ve been living in luxurious sweatpants and teddy coats. One sherpa piece on heavy rotation is this substantial teddy jacket from A|X Armani Exchange (also available as a hoodie and in a longer length). The striped details at the cuff and hem add a sporty vibe, and the lighter color tempers… View Post

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