J. Crew No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Pop Art Polka Dot ( and other J. Crew Polka Dots)

Happy Monday everyone! The J. Crew No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Pop Art Polka Dot (also available as a dress and as capris) was supposed to be the last polka dot item I purchase for the next long while but J. Crew’s new collection has me doubting my self-restraint (also eying the wildly popular Perfect Shirt in Chambray Polka Dot). …

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Lace Dress & Black Accents

I sometimes get an idea (or five) in my head and my shopping agenda for the next little while would revolve around that idea. Earlier this year, struck by how much I coveted the Diane von Furstenberg Zarita dress (see it on lovely Kat of Feather Factor), I set out to find a less expensive alternative that would satiate my…

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Grape & Purple Suede (Featuring the J. Crew Scallop Sateen Skirt)

Happy Friday! As a bona fide scallop fiend, I couldn’t resist the temptation of getting the J. Crew Scallop Sateen Skirt in both colors (shadow – or navy – and “grape” – as shown here) when I spotted them in stores a few weeks ago (I know…so much for not buying duplicates! I hang my head in shame). These skirts…

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Wear It Five Ways : Oversized Pink Blazer

It’s been months since I last browsed or purchased anything from YesStyle. I would say this blazer played a critical role in alienating me from the Asian fashion store. picture from the review post In the year or so since I bought this blazer, I have worn it maybe twice and wanted to burn it immediately afterwards but guilt about…

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Summer Essentials: Flowy Maxi Skirts

Scalding temperature is making getting dressed on the weekends a chore. Don’t get me wrong, I am a summer baby so I’ll always have a special place in my heart for warm summer days but this heat is borderline intolerable. My summer weekend uniform boils down to three basic looks: dress in a breathable fabric, shorts with silk tops, and…

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