I often lament to anyone who will listen that J. Crew should be focused on developing its line of seasonless staples, instead of expending most of its energy on overly trendy styles like this multicolored “bib” necklace. J. Crew’s fall collection is mostly devoid of frills that likely won’t stand the test of time, but the Leather Academy Loafers (also…

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A pair of tall rain boots is essential for surviving New England winters (a slight exaggeration, but not untrue). On the days following heavy snowfall, when the ground is a minefield of slush puddles that render UGG boots useless–those days are what rain boots are made for. Sure, before you can put your feet inside rubber boots, you will need…

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J. Crew The 2007 Italian Stadium-Cloth Wool Toggle Coat in Bright Butternut  (size 00P) || J. Crew Striped Crewneck Sweater with Side Snaps (size XXS) || Zara Skirt with Gold Buttons in Navy (size XS) || Salvatore Ferragamo Medium Grained Leather Bow Shoulder Bag in Mirto || J.Crew J. Crew Academy Leather Loafers in Bittersweet Chocolate J. Crew’s mounting financial…

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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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 Ginny in Nero Black (from this post) // Ginny Score in Lipstick Red (from this post) In late spring, while on a cookie/sticky bun run, I crossed paths with a woman dressed in all black, which is par for the course in Manhattan, but I did a double take: Her entire outfit was flowy, but fully practical and seemed custom-fit.…

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