1. As a fried chicken lover, I couldn’t be more pleased to read that Shake Shack reported an exceptional first quarter due in large part to the Chick’n Shack rollout. I hope this news inspires other chains to step up their fried chicken game. 1.5. For those who like to make their own fried chicken, this Buzzfeed post links to…

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1. I recently ordered the (extremely well-reviewed) Banana Republic Nautical-Style Blazer to provide relief for my well-loved J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer. I hope to share a review soon! 1.5. The rest of my order: Pleated Strappy Maxi Dress, Sleeveless Tux Dress, Slub Scoop Tee, and Off-Shoulder Flounce Ponte Dress. 2. (This is real.) KFC’s Edible Nail Polish Takes Its Finger…

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1. Chicken donuts. Or just chicken nuggets in the shape of a large ring. White Castle did it first, and Burger King released its version on Monday. I really wanted to love them, but was disappointed. 2. Newly added to my wishlist is this J. Crew Fringy Tweed Jacket (it reminds me of this piece from Chanel Resort 2012) but…

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1. A new closet favorite, the Burberry Bowpark Raincoat, is 30% off at Saks until next Monday (04/25/16). Sizes run 2-16; this coat fits half a size larger compared to more tailored Burberry options, and has a swing shape to it so those with narrow shoulders can order a size down. For anyone my size, I took a size 2…

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1. A quick update on this J. Crew Trench Cape, for those of you who are interested. As reviewed, the cape has its shortcomings—the length may be long on short people (the XXS/XS measures about 33 inches long; size down unless if you have broad shoulders or a larger chest), the material is prone to wrinkles, and the arm hole…

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