I noticed some new markdowns on the J. Crew website this morning – you can take 30% off sale styles with OURTREAT at checkout. Some coats are newly discounted, like the Mod Coat, the Slim Trench, the Tipped Peacoat, the Majesty Peacoat, and the Icon Trench in Wool-Cashmere. ————————————————————————————————————— I cannot overstress the importance and value of an exceptional coat.…

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Happy Friday, everyone!  I took these pictures a few weeks ago but never finished the post. Since the weather is miserable today in my corner of the world, I could not think of a more appropriate or uplifting time to post these. Nice weather, I miss you. Alice + Olivia Blazer, Tobi Blouse, Banana Republic skirt, YSL shoes, LOFT pearls,…

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Scarves, a closet essential for many women, are fairly new to me. In my youth, I mistakenly associated all scarves with snowball fights and only in the last few years did I come to realize that a scarf adds more than warmth to an outfit. A tactfully positioned scarf can add the right amount of interest and texture to the…

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I bought this “nude” bag on sale from Zara last month on a recommendation from my friend CD. I adore the simple design but lately feel something is amiss. Is it too simple on the exterior to the point of bare? J. Crew dress (similar here and here) + necklace, Burberry trench, Zara bag, and Ann Taylor shoes I’ve grown…

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Chevron was one of my trends of choice this summer, along with polka dots and all things mint. This dress, and variations of it, was a bestseller and kept disappearing from availability as soon as I find it. I was finally able to snatch it (and at a discount, no less) from Shopsosie at the beginning of September. Shopsosie is…

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