Striped Sweater

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued As I now spend my days just putzing around my apartment, I have been wearing mostly oversized tops (like the striped sweater pictured in this post), which I have been trying to pass off as house dresses. Pre-corona, I liked these slouchy cuts because they pair easily with shorts or…

View Post

J.Crew: A Pandemic, or LBO, Casualty?

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued The retail apocalypse realized by COVID-19 has claimed another victim: News broke on Thursday that J. Crew is planning to file for (likely Chapter 11) bankruptcy–maybe as soon as this weekend–trading an already difficult existence for an impossible one. For J.Crew stans, it may be helpful to remember that bankruptcies…

View Post

Review: Senreve Midi Maestra Bag

Senreve’s Maestra Bag, released in 2016 as the DTC brand’s first product, is an ambitious undertaking: the company’s founders set out to create a stylish laptop bag (already a tall order) that can transition easily from work to weekend. In the almost-four years since the Maestra’s birth, the brand has added two more sizes–a “Midi” and a “Mini”–while retaining the…

View Post

Shawl Collar Wrap Coat

Until the end of today (03/18/2020), take up to an extra 70% off sale styles at Ann Taylor with the purchase of 3 or more items. Shipping is free on all orders. While the Herringbone Shawl Collar Wrap Coat pictured here is only available in (very) limited sizes online, this is still a fun sale to browse. Some closet favorites…

View Post

Wear It Five Ways: Tweed Coat

One of my spring wardrobe staples is this super versatile tweed coat (also here): it is warm enough for chilly mornings during transitional weather, but not so bulky as to be shapeless. This statement coat also pulls together outfits in an instant and energizes even the most tired of ensembles (I am looking at you, white-blouse-and-jeans). I have also been…

View Post

Looking for Something?