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…

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Everyday Jewelry

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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Review: LOFT Spring 2018

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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Review: Rachel Zoe Suzette Lace Dress + Estelle Open-Back Lace Gown

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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