Fall Colors (+ What’s Wrong with H&M?!)

Big changes are afoot at H&M–from a new size chart (which essentially requires you to order one size smaller than before: someone who used to wear a size 6 would now wear a size 4) to a new website and mobile app to high levels of store closures–it’s too early to tell if these adjustments came (too little and) too late…

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Knit Moto Jacket

I have a new vice: it’s the sporadic (though not infrequent), aimless browsing of The RealReal. At this time, it does not present a major time drain–just a minute here, and a minute there–done mostly when I am waiting in line at the grocery store or on hold to be connected. I want to say I anticipated, but did not… View Post

Lace Layer

Two of you bought the Hepburn Mini Dress featured here, then wrote to ask how I addressed the deep armholes “situation.” If I were more comfortable with my body, I might have said, “go braless!(?)” But I am only slozy in private, so my favorite way to wear tops or dresses with deep armholes is to add an inner layer–and that can be…

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Zephyr Blue

Change is afoot at Ascena Retail Group, parent company of Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Dress Barn. The fashion conglomerate recently named new presidents–both merchandising veterans–for the two brands it went into debt to acquire back in 2015, signaling a renewed focus on merchandising, an area of serious concern for Ascena investors and analysts. Additionally, Lou & Grey, a brand originally…

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Weekend Link Roundup

♥ Everything is 40% off at Ann Taylor with code HELLONEW until Monday night, including the Short Sleeve Tie Waist Shirtdress that I was wearing in the photo above. More sale picks: Iris Short Sleeve Flare Dress, Tie Front Midi Dress, Puff Sleeve Boatneck Sweater, Floral Lace Flare Dress, Knit Twill Moto Jacket, and Crystal Triple Layer Necklace. ♥  She Works for Trump. He Can’t Stand Him.… View Post

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