Fall Colors: Burgundy + Forest Green

Red and green are an unlikely pair – they are one of those duos that are better apart than together as the combination reminds many of Christmas. We all know holiday colors are seasonal at best – the orange and black of Halloween draw comparisons to jack-o’-lanterns while pink and red together is often too romantic for any day except… View Post

Caramel Coated

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.… View Post

Tan Blazer & Floral Skirt

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,… View Post

Burgundy and Brown Plus a Touch of Leopard

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… View Post

To Stud Or Not To Stud, That Is The Question

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… View Post

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