Trench coats are easily my most-worn outerwear items, and for years I’ve been seeking a warm weather option. While I own a few cropped trench coats, none have proved as versatile as their knee-length counterpart, until the Short Trench Coat (sold out in “light stone”; similar option on sale here) pictured here came along. I think what separates this little…

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It’s been a rough few months: my immune system can’t seem to catch a break between the hay fever and then a lingering cold. The inconvenient truth of adulthood is that no matter how miserable I feel, life (i.e., one’s various obligations) must go on, and there’s no getting around having to get appropriately dressed for stuff. So for work…

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One fashion trend that I don’t see myself tiring of anytime soon is the wide leg crop pant: the right pair will round out any warm weather wardrobe. My favorite is still the Ann Taylor Wide Leg Marina Pant (last seen here), with pant-legs that are freeing, but not clownish. I already own five pairs (in different colors…), but am…

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The Club Monaco Yolande pants (reviewed here) that I like a lot and wear with frequency are now on sale at Nordstrom, Club Monaco, and Shopbop. It’s the best kind of statement piece: pronounced enough to make an impact, but not so loud that it demands attention. For spring, I’ve been wearing these pants with lace-trimmed or covered-button adorned camisoles…

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Before the weather took a turn for the dreary, I had been dressing in light layers and monochromatic hues, relying on fringe knits or washed linen for texture and tortoiseshell buttons as an accent. This outfit can be elevated to uniform status with an accessory change: periodically swap in medium-brown or light-olive accessories and shoes to add definition to the…

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