As much as I enjoy browsing the Free People website, I actually do the bulk of my Free People shopping at Gilt or Macy’s–the former for past season FP styles that I missed out on, and the latter for current styles–as Free People styles can often be found more affordably at Gilt or Macy’s. For example, the well-reviewed Hepburn Mini Dress…

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I mention on this blog often that I don’t wear much jewelry in everyday life, primarily because I am clumsy, and secondarily because I eat with my hands a lot. That doesn’t mean I don’t envy those who wear fine jewelry with grace, I just thought maybe that life wasn’t for me. Earlier this year, though, I started to entertain…

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Sale styles are currently an extra 40% off at LOFT, no code needed. I thought now might be a good time to review a few styles that I ordered earlier this year, as some of them are now on sale.  LOFT Camellia Garden Shirtdress // 0P // Pink Fizz STYLE NAME Camellia Garden Shirtdress FIT Fits a little small on…

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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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I relinquished (for good) my much-loved Helly Hansen yellow raincoat to my mom the last time she “borrowed” it for months on end. And the search for a new yellow raincoat is on! After trying on a few different styles (of which the Joules Right as Rain Waterproof Hooded Jacket was a close runnerup), I decided on the J. Crew…

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