Year in Review: Favorite Purchases of 2016

As has become tradition, here are my favorite purchases from the last year. I closet-cleaned with purpose several times this year, and consequently shopped more freely (read: less-than-discriminately), a departure from recent years. Still, it wasn’t difficult to pick favorites—sometimes the heart just knows what it likes. 1. Burberry Brit Bowpark Raincoat (reviewed here)   2. BLANKNYC Morning Suede Moto…

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Year in Review: Goodbye, 2015 + Outfits of 2015

Compiling images for these year-end posts is always a strangely cathartic experience. I didn’t explain my erratic posting schedule this year sooner because the timing always seemed off. But this post, the last post of 2015, might be the only time to share this: I lost my grandfather, to whom I was extremely close, early this spring; between the trips…

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Year in Review: Favorite Purchases of 2015

2015 was a relatively light shopping year for me—I donated clothes at a faster rate than I bought them, which is a relief. And I have found everything I bought this year to be practical, if not necessary. Here are ten of my favorite purchases this year: 1. Kate Spade New York Plaid Blanket Scarf (from this post) 2. Kate…

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Year in Review: Goodbye, 2014 + Outfits of 2014 Part II

I did away with resolutions some years ago when I admitted that I am far too irresolute to commit to arbitrary shopping and health goals and don’t have many atrocious vices aside from fast food and fast fashion. So the only thing that I’ve resolved to do better in the new year: be more willing to admit and accept personal…

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Year in Review: Outfits of 2014 Part I

If this blog is a diary, then these end-of-year outfit consolidation posts are bookmarks. Thank you for all of your kind comments and e-mails over the last year; every message was appreciated.   Part II to follow tomorrow.

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