I’m partnering with Ann Taylor today to share my picks for its Semi Annual Sale, which started last week. Before we get to my sale picks, I want to first highlight this swiss dot shell-and-skirt set that I picked up recently, which (along with all full-price styles) is 46% off with code MAKEPLANS until Monday night. I will be packing…

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Sheath dresses are (what I consider) a foundational part of any office wardrobe. Sure, they may not be everyday attire for those with casual dress codes, but this wardrobe basic is just the right dose of business. A solid-colored sheath dress is a white canvas, on which you may splash color–or not. Throw on some dangerously tall peep-toe stiletto heels,…

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Simplee Apparel Loose Off Shoulder Ruffle Cotton Tunic Mini Dress in Green | Kate Spade Emerson Place Mini Vivenna Crossbody Bag (also here; reviewed here) | J. Crew Panama Hat | Hermès Reversible Logo Belt | Stuart Weitzman Gladiator Sandals (also here, here, and here) While the rest of the world reaches peak “off-the-shoulder,” my fondness for this trend continues…

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For those who take a judicious approach to shopping and wardrobe management, a structured swing skirt offers an attractive cost-per-wear value. With a flirty silhouette and a demure length, swing skirts transition easily from day to night, requiring only minor changes of accessories and tops. I’ve teamed up with ModCloth to share one work appropriate swing skirt that I find extremely…

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I’ve teamed up with thredUP to share how adding a few key pieces to your wardrobe can quickly update your look. For a spring wardrobe refresher, I added the following items: a floral sheath dress, a taupe crossover sweater, and a colorblock skirt. Items that most easily refresh a wardrobe are ones that feature a bold print or have a…

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