Review: Crewcuts Pleated Swing Skirt in Herringbone

I’ve reduced shopping at the kids’ department to a minimum but, upon seeing the Crewcuts Pleated Swing Skirt in Herringbone (now on sale for $46.99 plus an extra 30% off with MUSTHAVE), was eager to try it for myself. I was initially going to keep the No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Herringbone, which is the adult take on this fabric,…

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Do or Don’t: Designer Collaborations

I read an interesting article the other day that decried the popularization of designer collaborations with high-street retailers and claimed that “fashion” has become philistine and too accessible. I am personally a fan of designer collaborations and look forward to the abundance of cheap(er) and eclectic collections slated to hit shelves in the coming months (in particular the Forever 21…

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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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