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…

View Post

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…

View Post

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…

View Post

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…

View Post

Review: Boden Sophia Shirt Dress

The Boden Sophia Shirt Dress had been one of my favorite work pieces over the summer, and it recently went on sale so I thought a more detailed review is now in order. The dress is made from a machine-washable cotton blend–97% cotton and 3% elastane–that is fairly wrinkle resistant. The style is simple but well-executed: the slimming rounded sleeves…

View Post

Looking for Something?