Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing several holiday looks centered on “wearable” everyday pieces, as holiday dressing doesn’t necessarily entail glitter (okay, in this post, it does). Loosely speaking, holiday dressing can be distinguished in two ways: with color (red, green, gold); or with texture (velvet, sequins, brocade). If you incorporate just one of these elements and…

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Last week’s winter storm wiped the fall colors that were exuberantly on display from the landscape, and left in its wake a bleak palette. While temperatures have actually rebounded from the month’s lows, the disappearance of fall foliage is a bitter reminder that winter is near. And when it’s cold, I dress to compensate for the unrelenting bleakness that I…

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Serious winter gear is unsexy: it’s a corner of fashion that does not allow for much personal expression and is ruled by practicality. It’s the stuff that is often unseen in an outfit post, but if you live in places with cold winters, they are the most crucial. —————————–  UGG SHEEPSKIN GLOVES  —————————– I hoard gloves… in part out of…

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In the right hands, tunics are infinitely wearable. Swap a standard-issue crewneck sweater for a tunic worn casually-tucked, and your skirt suit will instantly look 8x cooler; or throw it over some slinky wide-leg pants to join the menocore fun. My favorite way to wear a tunic is to wear it as a dress: all that’s required is a slip…

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A closet favorite, the J. Crew Easy Pant in Lace, has returned in four colorways this fall. It was a marquee piece in my bleisure wardrobe so I wanted to quickly review the item now that it’s on sale (sale details below). What my outfits lack in bright colors, I try to make up in texture and prints, as those add…

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