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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Review: Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote

I woke up this morning to several texts from friends–who are enthusiastic Nordstrom shoppers–alerting me that the Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote, a workhorse of a bag (and my work bag on most days), is available again through the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (early access started today and public access will start 07/20). This is a Nordstrom exclusive (at least in recent…

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Review: J. Crew Easy Pant in Stretch Linen

The J. Crew “Easy Pant” is part of the retailer’s effort to offer a (more) varied assortment of work-wear that can transition seamlessly into weekend wear. The style is simple–mid-rise, somewhat slim-fitted throughout, and a slightly cropped length–but details like the elastic in the back of the waistband and the short slits at the leg openings make these pants more comfortable…

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Sale Alert: Free People at Macy’s

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… View Post

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