I’ve started every fall in recent memory with a frantic cape search (one that normally comes up empty), but got lucky this season with the purchase of J. Crew’s Toggle Cape in Wool-Cashmere (available in two colors). The material is a medium-weight felted wool; it is substantial, but perhaps best suited for moderate temperatures (40°-70°F), or with warm knits layered…

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Happy fall! I’ve teamed up with ThredUp again to share how a few additions can spruce up any fall wardrobe. If you start with five of my wardrobe basics—trench coat, striped top, fitted jeans, classic handbag, and basic pumps—and add four textured pieces (preferably in jewel tones), you can easily create a dozen fall-perfect outfits from them. A closet refresh…

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J. Crew Lady Jacket in Double Serge Wool (reviewed here) | Alice + Olivia Wendy Lace Blouse | Gap 1969 Sexy Boyfriend Jeans | Michael Kors Runway Watch (also here) | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Kate Spade New York Licorice Metallic Leather Pump (similar) I crossed the Michael Kors Runway Watch off my wishlist this summer.…

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I rescued these pictures from blogging limbo in an attempt to stem a lousy habit of hoarding drafts of potential posts. I mean to include a review of the Louis Vuitton Mon Monogram Neverfull (don’t click at work or in class; link leads to LV’s website where there is sound) with the post but decided to postpone that discussion for…

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This fall I’ve traded silk for knits and tulle for denim. There are days when I look in the mirror and ask: Who are you and why are you not wearing a tutu? I am hoping this “practical” phase is transitory and that I’ll be running around in the snow in my many tulle skirts this winter. Burberry London Mottram…

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