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…

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Work Dresses Review: Felicity & Coco + Vince Camuto + Tahari

Left: Vince Camuto Crepe A-Line Dress || J. Crew Icon Trench Coat in Wool-cashmere || Kate Spade Olive Drive Brigette Leather Satchel || Ann Taylor Mila Leather PumpsRight: Vince Camuto Crepe A-Line Dress || Burberry Mottram Trench || Ann Taylor Trio Layer Necklace || Michael Kors Golden Oversized Runway Watch || Ann Taylor Signature Tote || Aerosoles Goldfish Suede OTK…

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Day to Night: Club Monaco Colby Scalloped Dress Review

A day to night dress is conceptually ambiguous, since there are no laws prescribing which dress can be worn when—that gold-sequined bodycon dress most people reserve for NYE parties could be a day dress, if you dare. For me, a day to night dress is something that I could wear to work, and then continue wearing (with minor styling tweaks)…

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Party Dresses Review: Banana Republic, Charles Henry, and ASOS

Sharing reviews of a few party dresses today, because it’s almost that time of year again. Style Banana Republic Scalloped Pocket Dress, available in two colors. Material 88% polyester, 12% spandex; the material is only somewhat stretchy so has some shaping properties. Fit True to size for fitted Banana Republic dresses with a side zipper; size up if you have…

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Cap Sleeves (+ J. Crew Resumé Dress Review)

In recent years I’ve stopped purchasing suits and separates for work, and instead have been focused on amassing racks of sheath dresses. Beyond removing variables from the getting-ready-in-a-time-crunch equation, I also no longer have to concern myself with how neatly my shirt is tucked into my skirt. I am especially fond of dresses with cap sleeves, and regret not ordering…

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