Long Cozy Shirt Jacket

Are shackets still trendy? I couldn’t tell you. But I am still wearing them. And as the weather cools, I am trading in hip-length shackets for longer ones, which I feel are a little more versatile than their shorter counterparts. They pair easily with a leather pant or a pair of denim, but will also work with mini skirts and…
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Review: Marc Fisher Alva Boot

The ankle boot (and its sibling, the mid-calf boot) with a block heel is my favorite footwear this fall. They make bare legs look a little less… exposed, and the block heel extends the legline without adding discomfort. One mid-range option I would recommend is the Marc Fisher Alva Boot, which retails for a little under $200, and can often…
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Sale Alert: J. Crew Balloon Sleeve Cable Knit Cardigan

A reader informed me that my cable knit cardigan from J. Crew (from Fall 2019) is restocked in size XXS (with limited availability) at Nordstrom. A few people had emailed me about this piece after I posted about it recently, but I just cleaned out my inbox so wasn’t able to send a follow-up email. I hope those of you…
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Weekly Link Roundup

♥ Nordstrom’s Black Friday “season” has started. Until 11/26/2021, take up to 40% off thousands of items, prices as marked. Shipping and returns are free on all orders. My picks: ♥ Is Denim in an Identity Crisis? (The New York Times): “These days, new styles emerge and recycle at dizzying speed. So fast … that sometimes they seem not to…
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Review: Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans

I’ve decided to put on hold my search for the perfect (for me) pair of straight-leg jeans, but these Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans came pretty close. (I have a pair of ’90s Pinch High Waist Straight Leg Jeans from AGOLDE on order, but that’s it for the style until next spring.) But I wish I hadn’t sized up (the…
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