Review: Sam Edelman Loraine Bit Loafers

For fans of the Gucci Brixton Leather Horsebit Loafer who recoil at its price tag, the Sam Edelman Loraine Bit Loafer is a rather affordable copy that comes in a rainbow of colors. The two are so similar that Nordstrom ordered its version slightly tweaked to avoid cannibalizing sales of the Brixton Loafer. The calfskin leather is soft and rather supple,… View Post

Review: J. Crew Easy Pant in Lace

A closet favorite, the J. Crew Easy Pant in Lace, has returned in four colorways this fall. It was a marquee piece in my bleisure wardrobe so I wanted to quickly review the item now that it’s on sale (sale details below). What my outfits lack in bright colors, I try to make up in texture and prints, as those add…

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Review: J. Crew Daphne Topcoat in Italian Boiled Wool

Setting aside the question of “do I need a wool topcoat” (in short: “no, for people who live in places with short periods of mild weather, they are inessential”) and jumping straight into the question of “why should I consider the Daphne Topcoat,” J. Crew’s Daphne Topcoat is an elegant solution for cooling weather that is priced reasonably (with a discount)…

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Review: J. Crew Harper Satchel in Italian Leather

The Harper Satchel, which comes in two sizes and a rainbow of autumn colors (in the mini), is part of J. Crew’s fall “relaunch.” Marketed as a “have-forever” bag, it’s inoffensive and universal enough to be considered for addition to any wardrobe. As a bona fide J.Crew fangirl, I wasted no time ordering the bag in both sizes to try…

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Lace Shirt Dress (+ Prime Day Book Picks)

Happy Prime Day! There are so many great things on promotion for Prime Day, but my favorite part of the sale is always the book deal. Until tomorrow night, use code PRIMEBOOKS18 for $5 off book purchases over $20 (must be sold by This offer does not apply to digital content. Full terms here. If you need ideas for…

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