Review: Theory Double-Face Wool-Cashmere Clairene Jacket

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued The open-front coat is a controversial item; it demands that its wearer consider this question: when is it cold enough to wear a coat, but warm enough to wear it open? But the question misses the point. The open-front coat exists “Because Fashion! Because the Outfit!!” But I also think…

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Mott & Bow T-Shirt Reviews (+ 8 Ways to Wear a Black T-Shirt)

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links** Black tees are a wardrobe staple: wear it under a blazer as workwear, with yoga pants as athleticwear or loungewear, or over culottes as casualwear. But solid t-shirts are everywhere, how do you choose from among <$10 Hanes t-shirts, $1190…

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My Favorite Orchards in CT

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One of my favorite fall traditions is going “apple-picking,” which for me is mostly about visiting country stores and buying apple fritters and other fruity comfort foods. While I have made no fruit-picking plans this year, I thought I’d share five of my favorite orchards in CT, for those looking…

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Review: Ann Taylor Mixed Stitch Puff Sleeve Sweater

Select styles at Ann Taylor are now 72% off online, including the Mixed Stitch Puff Sleeve Sweater pictured here. I like it quite a bit (enough to have bought both the cheerful “bright daffodil” and “winter white” pictured here), so thought I’d share a few pictures of it now that it’s on sale. This sweater quickly sold out in petite…

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Last Summer Days

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued Someone I occasionally interface with on Zoom is always impeccably made up, and leaves no small detail unconsidered: from professional(-seeming) blowouts to fanciful ear jackets (which make me wish I had ear piercings), she exudes pre-pandemic vibes. And little by little, I too am climbing out of the sartorial rut…

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