Green Stripes & Yellow Bag

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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Denim Blazer + Crossover Pant

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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Spring Work Outfit

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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Trench Dress

While summer is undeniably my favorite season, spring in Connecticut (and in most places) is just magical, as every scene looks plucked from a Monet painting. And the pretty pastel palette of my surroundings has had a major influence in shaping my clothing choices. Lately all I’ve wanted to wear are outfits with a beige base and pink accessories. In…

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Balloon + Pencil

Last week’s winter storm wiped the fall colors that were exuberantly on display from the landscape, and left in its wake a bleak palette. While temperatures have actually rebounded from the month’s lows, the disappearance of fall foliage is a bitter reminder that winter is near. And when it’s cold, I dress to compensate for the unrelenting bleakness that I…

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