Comfort Picks (+ J. Crew Extra 50% Off Sale)

I overexerted myself on a run last fall and woke up the next morning with a soreness in my right ankle that lingered. While becoming more sedentary has helped the discomfort, I have also been more measured in my high heel use. And after my ankle recovered, I suddenly struggled to get excited about wearing heels on the weekends. As…
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Shop My Latest Look

Desk to Dinner: Drapey Jumpsuit

A good desk-to-dinner piece is necessarily unostentatious. The accessories you choose will determine what occasion the outfit is suited for. This drapey jumpsuit (also sold here) is versatile because it comprises both casual and dressy elements: the moderate v-neckline allows for a range of neckwear; the fitted top and defined waist accentuate the billowy bottom; and the wide crop pantlegs lean…
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Weekend Link Roundup

▪ The Watercolor Floral Silk Dress (there will be a better look at it, I promise) seen above is now 50% off at Nordstrom, and on even steeper sale at J. Crew (sizes are now very limited, but check for popbacks). I agree with other reviewers that this is a comfortable (elastic waist!) and easy piece to wear. My only gripes are…
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Tweed Sheath Dress (+ Ann Taylor 50% Off Sale)

Until Sunday night (sale ends  4/30 at 12AM PST), take 50% off your entire purchase at Ann Taylor with code MAINSQUEEZE. A number of pieces I featured recently can now be bought at reasonable price points, so I would encourage anyone looking to update their wardrobe to shop this sale. I have been wearing the dress featured in this post…
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In My Closet

Lace Trench + Paperbag Pants

In my apartment, clothes hang packed like sardines on garment racks so strained that a gentle push could knock one over. When I can’t find even a small opening to hang my newest purchases, I know a closet clean-out is overdue. On the chopping block this season: pencil skirts. They’ve been pushed to the periphery by the various paperbag pants…
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