As (maybe) the most trend-loving person in my friend group, there is always something that I am experimenting with and “trying to make happen“: it’s currently (extremely) oversized spring coats. As with many of my fleeting obsessions, the original stimulus is unknown, but probably has something to do with Balenciaga’s Fall 2018 collection. However, because the silhouette is neither new…

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Dots are whimsical things on print: the larger, rounder, and more uniform dots are, the more juvenile (Minnie Mouse) and dated (50s housewives) the print looks. With age, my tolerance for dot size has been eroded. These days, the largest spots I am willing to consider are about the size of a nickel, and I prefer that they be reasonably…

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  I ranted at length about Infinite Style by Ann Taylor last year, and then made a bold prediction: it’s doomed (if not to oblivion then, at a minimum, to irrelevance). While my feelings about Infinite Style haven’t changed, an update is warranted as new information have come to light. What I didn’t realize when I wrote my original post…

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I overexerted myself on a run last fall and woke up the next morning with a soreness in my right ankle that lingered. While becoming more sedentary has helped the discomfort, I have also been more measured in my high heel use. And after my ankle recovered, I suddenly struggled to get excited about wearing heels on the weekends. As…

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A good desk-to-dinner piece is necessarily unostentatious. The accessories you choose will determine what occasion the outfit is suited for. This drapey jumpsuitĀ (also sold here) is versatile because it comprises both casual and dressy elements: the moderate v-neckline allows for a range of neckwear; the fitted top and defined waist accentuate the billowy bottom; and the wide crop pantlegs lean…

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