Banana Republic Fall 2020 Try-On

Banana Republic’s fall/winter collection, which comprises stretchy sweats and smooth knits and relaxed silhouettes, is pleasantly wearable for a stay-at-home lifestyle. So I placed several orders last year, with mixed results. Here are some styles I tried on. Banana Republic Sweater Hoodie Fit: Cropped length, and runs slightly small for a “relaxed” fitMaterial: The material, a cotton-blend (58% cotton, 42%…

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Ann Taylor Fall 2020 Try-On

As promised, here are some try-on photos of a few recent Ann Taylor orders. Ann Taylor is currently running a “Winter Blowout Event” and sale styles are up to 80% off online. Shipping is free on orders over $75. Ann Taylor Floral Smocked Maxi Dress in Navy Onyx Fit: True to size. (I did not need to size up as…

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Review: UGG Classic Mini II Boots

As I mentioned in my review of the UGG Ultra Mini Boots, the primary difference between the Classic Mini II and the Ultra Mini is the shaft height. As such, I’ve excerpted select sections from the earlier review. Love it or hate it, in the land of “sensible” cold weather shoes, the UGG boot is king. Its revenue is growing…

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Review: Amazon Essentials Sherpa-Lined Fleece Full-Zip Hooded Jacket

In my review of the L.L.Bean Sherpa-Lined Hoodie, I casually mentioned the Amazon Essentials Sherpa-Lined Fleece Full-Zip Hooded Jacket as a lower-priced alternative and subsequently received a few questions about it. So today I am sharing a few photos, for anyone who’s interested. This sherpa-lined hoodie is noticeably thinner than the L.L.Bean one that I sang praises of, but is a…

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Review: Canada Goose Victoria Down Parka

Just in time for the 24S site-wide sale, here’s a quick review of the Canada Goose Victoria Down Parka with Genuine Coyote Fur Trim. For a limited time, use code DOUBLE12 to take 12% off orders over $200, DOUBLE14 for 14% off orders over $400, or DOUBLE18 for 18% off orders over $600. There are some brand exclusions (like Louis…

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