Happy Monday! J. Crew is running another additional 30% off sale, which will end on Friday of this week. Use code LOVEIT at checkout. I debated crossing these items off my wishlist – the Zig Zap Sequin Tee, the Sequin Jacket, No. 2 Pencil Skirts in Herringbone and Wool, the Canary Tweed skirt, and the Jules Dress in Wool –…

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A tweed jacket, on its own, can be stuffy and matronly so one of my favorite ways to wear it is to pair it with items that are somewhat diametric in tone; in this case, pastel pink, bows, and pleats. I think the best way to deconstruct a typecasted garment is to juxtapose it with opposing elements to add a…

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SewPetiteGal is a blogger I’ve always admired and envied. I am handicapped when it comes to sewing so I really look up to people who alter and make their own clothes. Imagine my glee when, on her maternity leave, SPG decided to expand her Etsy store to accommodate growing demand for her custom work. At the time when SPG’s peplum…

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One item I eagerly unpacked earlier this month from my fall/winter wardrobe was this J. Crew leopard skirt. Few things say “fall” as well as a leopard item. Print-mixing is still unfamiliar territory to me so I continue to approach it with reservation and utilize it infrequently. However, I was surprised by how harmoniously polka dot and leopard go together.…

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How much do I like the J. Crew Scallop Mini? Let me count the ways. It has proven itself a workhorse skirt and the color goes well with pieces already present in my closet. This skirt is rather plain but I think the trap with buying eye-catching and trendy pieces is that they don’t always fit in with your existing…

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