Ditsy Bloom Sundress

My dress du jour is ditsy-bloomed mini sundresses with square or sweetheart necklines (to show off a dainty necklace, if you choose to wear one), smocking in the bodice (which offers plenty of stretch, a must in 90-degree heat), and tie keyhole details (or any kind of accent at the neckline, for added visual interest). This dress is (almost) a…

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Double-breasted Blazer & Wide-leg Shorts (+ 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview)

Early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale started yesterday for select Nordstrom Cardholders (the sale will open to the public on July 28). Shipping and returns are free on all orders. My wish list is quite long, as this year’s selection is seemingly more varied than that of years past. For those of you who are shopping this sale, here… View Post

Wide-Leg Denim Shorts

The wide-leg denim short is one 90s trend that never went away in my closet. The relaxed silhouette accommodates my muscular thighs better, and allows for freer movement compared to its more restrictive siblings. Recently I have been wearing them with (my many) Polo Ralph Lauren oxford shirts (another blast from the past; more on that in another post) or…

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Review: Free People Solid Rib Brami

The cropped tank, or what Free People calls “brami,” is the warm-weather basic that I am wearing on repeat this summer. It pairs naturally with the (super) high-waisted bottoms that have returned this year, and can be worn alone or layered. One style that I might end up owning in all available colorways by the end of summer is the…

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Pinky Beige

I was browsing Express last month for jeans when I unexpectedly came across this High Waisted Belted Flounce Skirt (currently sold out online), which, in its stock photos, looked to be the same shade of pinky-beige as my Rebecca Taylor pointelle top–a piece which I simply didn’t know how to wear well. It pairs okay with light-colored bottoms in a… View Post

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