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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Review: Black Halo Jackie Jumpsuit & Bene Jumpsuit

I had previously reviewed the Black Halo Jackie O Jumpsuit in this post, so please head over there for more images and a (slightly) longer review if you are interested. I recently spent some time culling my closet and, in the process, “found” a few dozen jumpsuits that haven’t been worn in about a year. I have an informal wear-or-out…

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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… View Post

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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