Review: ASOS Collection Tiered Swing Dress

ASOS Collection Tiered Swing Dress | Ann Taylor Pearlized Crystal Statement Necklace | Kate Spade All Aboard Ship Clutch | J. Crew Mona Patent Mary Jane Pumps My last few ASOS orders were largely disappointing. Among the keepers was this flirty Tiered Swing Dress that borders on juvenile but is saved by a higher neckline and long sleeves. I’ve worn…

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Review: Acne Studios Canada Fringed Wool Scarf (+ Inexpensive Alternatives)

Acne Studios Canada Scarf in Caramel Brown | Unlabeled Cashmere & Lambswool Scarf in Grey | Acne Studios Canada Narrow Scarf in Grey Melange After a fruitless search for an affordable medium-brown oversized scarf in natural-fiber, I capitulated and ordered the Acne Studios Canada scarf in caramel brown, my original choice that I initially deemed too expensive. The size—78.75″ long…

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Review: Prada Saffiano Lux Promenade Bag

 “Lightness and weightiness are both linked to a philosophy of life. They are choices in life. Heaviness can be the embodiment of a sense of responsibility, the expression of maturity, the result of profound meditation or the emanation of a search for meaning in life. Weightiness, however, may also lead to a feeling of oppression, when it is felt as…

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Review: Longchamp Weekender—Le Pliage Expandable Travel Duffel Bag

Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Travel Duffel I am a reformed overpacker. My natural inclination toward procrastination, coupled with general forgetfulness, also ensures that I always pack at the last minute, which inevitably leads to my forgetting something (always minor but inevitably causes anxiety). But if adulthood has taught me anything about travel, it’s that nothing is indispensable aside from ID-money-phone-charger-glasses-jacket-and-comfortable…

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Review: J. Crew Wintress Puffer Coat with Faux-Fur Hood

I reviewed a J. Crew’s bestseller, the Wintress Puffer, last winter and found it slightly underwhelming. I was excited to see it brought back this season with a removable faux fur trim and ordered it immediately to try. QUALITY The puffer’s material and workmanship are more or less on par with other J. Crew outerwear styles (so declining, but still…

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