In an earlier post this month, I confessed to hoarding straw hats, but the scope of my hat problem goes beyond that. I also buy baseball caps and sports visors (and beanies in the colder months) regularly. One of my newest purchases is the Madewell Denim Baseball Cap (currently an extra 40% off with code VERYRARE): I like the low…

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Just what is going on at J.Crew?! After my last rant, I became convinced that Mickey Drexler was setting up the pieces to retake the reins. Then news broke a few days ago that the man has suddenly decided to “retire.” Couldn’t he have retired a few months earlier? Before he (purportedly) drove Jim Brett out, with such ferocity that…

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Do you have a favorite college sweatshirt that you are struggling to elevate? (Not that everything in your closet must see the light of day.) My favorite way to wear these comfort pieces in cold weather is to top them with a patterned jacket to add visual interest. For anyone interested in the Oversized Topcoat in Check Tweed (last seen here), it…

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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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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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