Gingham Coat

As (maybe) the most trend-loving person in my friend group, there is always something that I am experimenting with and “trying to make happen“: it’s currently (extremely) oversized spring coats. As with many of my fleeting obsessions, the original stimulus is unknown, but probably has something to do with Balenciaga’s Fall 2018 collection. However, because the silhouette is neither new…
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Dots

Dots are whimsical things on print: the larger, rounder, and more uniform dots are, the more juvenile (Minnie Mouse) and dated (50s housewives) the print looks. With age, my tolerance for dot size has been eroded. These days, the largest spots I am willing to consider are about the size of a nickel, and I prefer that they be reasonably…
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2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is next Sunday so, if you haven’t already gift-shopped, you only have a week remaining to do so. I wrote a more general gift guide last year that you can refer to here, but also want to share what I bought my mom and grandma this year. To start, because my mom really likes matching long-sleeve-and-pant pajamas, I…
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Weekly Link Roundup

▪ The Scalloped Faux Leather Tote that I featured in this post has been restocked in two colors online. It sold well last year (the affordable price point helped) but was eventually discounted over the summer and then quickly sold out. As I mentioned in my original review, I found it useful as a beach (or baby or picnic) bag as…
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In My Closet

Floral & Gingham (+ Updated Infinite Style by Ann Taylor Rant)

  I ranted at length about Infinite Style by Ann Taylor last year, and then made a bold prediction: it’s doomed (if not to oblivion then, at a minimum, to irrelevance). While my feelings about Infinite Style haven’t changed, an update is warranted as new information have come to light. What I didn’t realize when I wrote my original post…
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