The Brami, Again

This Free People Rib Brami (last seen here) is proving one of my most-worn “budget” buys this season. I will probably show it again in another outfit before the fall, but did notice that several retailers restocked the style in different colorways online. I am also excited to wear it in cooler weather–perhaps layered under a shacket, or fitted over…
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♥ Some styles that sold out during the Nordstrom Anniversary Pre-Sale has been restocked online. If you have items saved on your wish list, it might be worthwhile to check the availability of items on your list. Here’s what I’ve ordered so far this year: ♥ Luxury’s Post-Pandemic Recoveries, Ranked (The Business of Fashion): “This spring has seen the sector bounce…
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Review: J. Crew Smocked-Waist Pleated Dress

I have mixed feelings about the resurgence of smocking details in clothing. I mean, for a (long) time in the early aughts, I was all about Juicy Couture terry cloth dresses with smocked bodices, so the nostalgia factor is there for me. But smocking can also really cheapen an article of clothing, so there’s no shortage of design train wrecks…
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Review: Club Monaco Kaytee Fit & Flare Sweater Dress

One update that I am making to my work wardrobe is culling structured sheath dresses–which formed the foundation of my work outfits pre-pandemic but now feel too formal–and replacing them with weightier knit pieces that look just as polished but feel cozier. A new favorite is the Club Monaco Kaytee Fit & Flare Sweater Dress seen here. I had originally…
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♥ Popeyes Stockpiles Chicken Meat Ahead of Nationwide Nugget Debut (Bloomberg): “The business … has been building its frozen-chicken inventory for more than six months … The company wants to be confident it has sufficient supplies when the nuggets roll out nationwide July 27 … Chicken prices for producers jumped to an all-time high in May, gaining 2.1% in the…
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