Review: J.Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress

When I can’t be in head-to-toe sweats, I have been falling back on sweater dresses, an always cozy but still presentable option. One new(ish) addition to my closet is the J. Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress: it’s not particularly exciting, but is a solid everyday basic that is easy to dress up–or down. FIT The cut is slim but…

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Abercrombie & Fitch Summer 2020 Try-On

I plan to share at least one try-on post every other week, and I am hoping that, by broadcasting my intentions here, it will keep me accountable. As many of these purchases were made (much) earlier this year, I will note their availability at the time of publishing. All styles featured below were keepers. One (of several) puff-sleeve dress with…

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Summer Dresses Try-On

Even though I’ve been housebound by the pandemic, I decided I wouldn’t allow that to derail my summer dress plans. So while I have mostly been lounging around in house dresses, I occasionally spice things up with more shapely options. To that end, I’ve been ordering fun dresses to try on from time to time, and here are some of…

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Review: Rachel Zoe Suzette Lace Dress + Estelle Open-Back Lace Gown

Longtime readers of this blog know that I collect special-occasion dresses with fervor. But, as I normally advise those who email me looking for recommendations, there’s a reason dress rental services like Rent the Runway exist (and thrive!): few people want to be photographed in the same dress twice. However, there is value in having a few timeless pieces in…

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Review: Black Halo Classic Jackie O Sheath Dress

My favorite work dress (with no exceptions) is the Black Halo Jackie O Dress in Stretch Gabardine. I almost always pack it for work trips because of its versatility; it’s dressy enough for after hours socializing but also demure enough for day. Black Halo Jackie O Dress in Stretch Gabardine (also here, and here) | Coach Borough Bag in Pebbled…

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