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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I have made no secret of my skepticism about mid-market clothing rental services (see my rants about Infinite Style by Ann Taylor here and here). And I unsurprisingly gave news of the launch of Express Style Trial side-eye, as I feel Express is even less suited for the rental model than Ann Taylor. Why a meaningful number of people would…

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♥ It got really cold really quickly this month in the Northeast. For those of you who are now shopping for winter coats, Everything You Need to Know About Winter Jacket Tech from Popular Science is a must-read. ♥  WeWork Is Getting Into Workplace Fashion With Rent the Runway (Bloomberg): “Rent the Runway Inc. is opening a network of clothing drop-off boxes in…

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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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I had naively thought, right after I graduated from college, that I could continue to get by on the two suits–one skirt-suit and one pantsuit–that I wore on repeat for summer jobs. That plan quickly crumbled as I grew bored and increasingly desperate for variety. My blog was born out of that desperation: it was both an outlet to channel…

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