Trench Dress & Sweater Blazer

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued While COVID-19 is surging in many parts of the U.S., hospitalization and infection rates in CT have fallen fairly dramatically from April highs and the virus is on track to being contained (with a current Rt value of ~0.99, but it was at one time as low as 0.75) in… View Post

Swing Coat

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One of my favorite outerwear purchases from the last year, the Burberry 3 – 12 Cotton-gabardine Trench Coat, is currently 40% off at Net-a-Porter (which is running its summer sale). I love the A-line shape and the oversized hood. Because it runs large for a children’s style, the coat actually…

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Cozy Casual

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued That 2020 is proving a very weird and chaotic year is not a controversial opinion, but the speed at which we are hurtling through the year surprises me every time I look at the calendar: Can you believe we are somehow almost half way through the year… even Abercrombie’s new…

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Striped Sweater

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued As I now spend my days just putzing around my apartment, I have been wearing mostly oversized tops (like the striped sweater pictured in this post), which I have been trying to pass off as house dresses. Pre-corona, I liked these slouchy cuts because they pair easily with shorts or… View Post

J.Crew: A Pandemic, or LBO, Casualty?

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued The retail apocalypse realized by COVID-19 has claimed another victim: News broke on Thursday that J. Crew is planning to file for (likely Chapter 11) bankruptcy–maybe as soon as this weekend–trading an already difficult existence for an impossible one. For J.Crew stans, it may be helpful to remember that bankruptcies… View Post

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