If the forecast can be trusted, we may finally be getting some relief from this heat dome. While I spent much of the weekend sheltering in well air-conditioned public places (thank goodness for movie theaters), I somehow still managed to get sunburned. So, as tempting as it is to dress scantily in a heat wave, don’t forget sunscreen and a…

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One home design trend that I’ve warmed to is the hat gallery wall. It’s not an especially compelling aesthetic decision, but one that seems functional for those (like me) who have more hats than they know what to do with. The latest addition to my straw hats collection is the Madewell Stampede-Strap Straw Boater Hat (seen above), which is now…

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After much deliberation, I decided to keep the Tory Burch Small Lee Radziwill* Leather Bag in Daylily (a punchy yellow). A decision this conflicting usually doesn’t end well, but I came to an agreement with my mom where we’ll share custody of the bag; so, even if I don’t wear it much, it won’t go unused (a cop-out, no doubt).…

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Has the sleeveless button front dress become more ubiquitous than usual? Sure, it’s a timeless style that gets recycled every year, but I am seeing it everywhere this spring. I am not complaining, though, as the current crop features slightly longer hemlines and a more streamlined shape, making them appealing to all age groups. Here are a few more options…

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First, a word about the posting schedule: Work has completely taken over my waking life, leaving me with so little energy that I lack the wherewithal to complete the many half-written drafts that I previously started. Posting may remain sporadic for the little while. Onward! This eminently wearable tweed dress (also comes in “black rainbow”) is now on sale! Use…

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