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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1. My favorite purchase from March was this Tweed Dress with Layered Skirt from Zara, which I have been trying to wear everywhere (in spite of the snow). The dress is high-waisted (and fits a little smaller than like-items from the women’s collection) so those with larger chests should go up 1-2 sizes. 2. Fashion short-termism: Hedi Slimane’s Dangerous Legacy…

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1. After completing a charity run last weekend, a friend and I feasted on barbecue at a local joint where I saw these turtle cupcakes up for sale and, in a moment of indecision (or pulled pork overload), passed on them. The regret was immediate, but I figured I would just whip up my own since I am very particular…

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 1. These highly anticipated Kate Spade Lydia Heels (also here, here, and here) finally arrived, and I was pleasantly surprised by how a few minor changes instantly differentiated them from the ubiquitous Valentino Rockstuds. I am working on a review but these are a keeper! 2. I have been unmotivated about going on evening runs. At a friend’s recommendation, I…

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