Review: J. Crew Camille Shrunken Sweater-Blazer

The summer cardigan is a warm-weather must-have, and is a true wear-with-everything piece: pair it with nap dresses or wear it over swimsuits. However, if you are looking for something a little dressier, J. Crew‘s Camille Shrunken Sweater-Blazer (seen below in “Heather Sand”) can take you easily from work to weekend. The material, a cotton-polyester-wool blend, stretches easily to allow…

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New Basics

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links** Has the recent discourse on skinny jeans (specifically, that only the Olds wear them) turned you off this enduring denim style? In the last few months, I’ve tried several denim trends, from high-waist, slim boot-cut jeans (I am really struggling…

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Crop Top & Bike Shorts

A year-long study in slouchy sweatpants and shearling slippers has left me with only vague ideas of what I should be wearing on my lower body. I had been fairly happy with my wardrobe before the pandemic hit, but now I look inside my closet and find its inhabitants dated and uninspiring. Before I figure out what’s next for me,… View Post

Tweed Jacket & Crepe Shorts

Shorter hemlines are back! Not that I ever stopped wearing short shorts or micro miniskirts. And one of my favorite ways to style them is with fussier pieces, like a tweed jacket or a knit polo. But if you want to really invest in minis this season, embrace their multiplicity (don’t be afraid of prints and bold colors, like I… View Post

Stripes & Pleats Redux

The stripes with pleats look is one that I may never tire of. (See this combo on me here and here.) To breathe new life into this tried-and-true combo, try your pleated skirt with an oversized sweater in nautical stripes, or an off-the-shoulder top with ruffle stripes. I give myself permission to buy one new pleated skirt every spring, but… View Post

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