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… View Post

Review: Free People Kolby Brushed Fringe Scarf

Acne Canada Scarf || Free People Kolby Brushed Scarf I received a few requests for colorful (and affordable) alternatives to the popular Acne Canada Scarf after I reviewed it this spring. A promising candidate turned up recently that I feel is worth sharing. The Free People Kolby Brushed Scarf is available in seven colors on the Free People website, and… View Post

Review: Nordstrom Off-the-Shoulder Knit Bodycon Dresses

NSR Off the Shoulder Body-Con Sweater Dress // Grey // Size Small After donating or repurposing a number of older sweater dresses this month, I finally feel ready for new purchases. One of the first styles I looked at is off-the-shoulder dresses. The marriage of a cold weather item and a warm weather concept may seem odd at first, but… View Post

5050 (Stuart Weitzman 5050 Over-the-Knee Stretch Boot Review)

Stuart Weitzman 5050 Over the Knee OTK Leather Boot in Black Suede One purchase from last winter that I failed to review before spring arrived was the ubiquitous Stuart Weitzman 5050 Over-the-Knee Boot. I had tried several similar (but cheaper) styles over the years, but none were equal in quality or fit. I finally decided to upgrade when the Matisse… View Post

Cape (J. Crew Toggle Cape in Wool-Cashmere Review)

I’ve started every fall in recent memory with a frantic cape search (one that normally comes up empty), but got lucky this season with the purchase of J. Crew’s Toggle Cape in Wool-Cashmere (available in two colors). The material is a medium-weight felted wool; it is substantial, but perhaps best suited for moderate temperatures (40°-70°F), or with warm knits layered… View Post

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