One home design trend that I’ve warmed to is the hat gallery wall. It’s not an especially compelling aesthetic decision, but one that seems functional for those (like me) who have more hats than they know what to do with. The latest addition to my straw hats collection is the Madewell Stampede-Strap Straw Boater Hat (seen above), which is now…

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After much deliberation, I decided to keep the Tory Burch Small Lee Radziwill* Leather Bag in Daylily (a punchy yellow). A decision this conflicting usually doesn’t end well, but I came to an agreement with my mom where we’ll share custody of the bag; so, even if I don’t wear it much, it won’t go unused (a cop-out, no doubt).…

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I did a closet clean-out recently, one not necessitated by overflow, but because I was finding myself thinking “… I have nothing to wear” more often than is justifiable for someone with a wardrobe as large as mine. But with every clean-out (and consequently, available closet space), I inevitably become emboldened and more prone to impulsive purchases. This adorable little…

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Trench coats are easily my most-worn outerwear items, and for years I’ve been seeking a warm weather option. While I own a few cropped trench coats, none have proved as versatile as their knee-length counterpart, until the Short Trench Coat (sold out in “light stone”; similar option on sale here) pictured here came along. I think what separates this little…

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It’s been a rough few months: my immune system can’t seem to catch a break between the hay fever and then a lingering cold. The inconvenient truth of adulthood is that no matter how miserable I feel, life (i.e., one’s various obligations) must go on, and there’s no getting around having to get appropriately dressed for stuff. So for work…

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