Leather Mini + Tweed Jacket

Thanks, everyone, for your input in regards to the Diane von Furstenberg Zarita Dress. I decided to return all three colors and to continue looking for more flattering options.  After a wintry bout, during which my region got its first snowfall, I am enjoying the tepid weekend weather. The cold, accompanied by wintry precipitation, makes me appreciate warm weather so…

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Peplum, Pearls, and Stripes

This fall I look forward to stocking up on turtlenecks. Thankfully they are not in short supply. I am especially enjoying this one in fall pastel that J. Crew is offering (use OURTREAT for an extra 25% off on sale items) as well as a lace-infused version by Free People. Other options I am considering include a striped version from…

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Happy Election Day!

For those of you who are US citizens, happy election day! Polls will be open in all states by 7 or 8AM local time – you can find out how late each polling place will remain open here. If you are unsure where to vote, you can use this nifty tool – just enter your location – to look up…

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Wear It Five Ways: Diane von Furstenberg Lace Zarita Dress

Few women I know can resist the lure of lace dresses; I, for one, am a hopeless fanatic. I have lace dresses in various styles and colors but my “collection” always feels one short of being complete. One dress that I’ve pined for is the Diane von Furstenberg Lace Zarita Dress, a fan favorite that has returned season after season…

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Review: J. Crew Lady Jacket in Double Serge Wool

I picked up the Lady Jacket in Double-Serge Wool (in a bulk order I will eventually review in full) back in September for my mom as cropped jackets are flattering on her smaller-shouldered frame. When I received it in the mail, I was struck by how eerily familiar the material was to me. A quick look in my closet revealed…

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