2018 has been the year of impulsive, frivolous purchases. Because nearly all of my big-ticket purchases didn’t pan out, I ended up spending on many smaller, unplanned items. There are some gems, though, which I highlight below: ——————–  Quay Australia My Girl Sunglasses  ——————– Measured by the usual yardsticks of UV-protection and polarization, these Quay sunglasses really can’t compete against…

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I’m partnering with Ann Taylor today to share my picks for its Semi Annual Sale, which started last week. Before we get to my sale picks, I want to first highlight this swiss dot shell-and-skirt set that I picked up recently, which (along with all full-price styles) is 46% off with code MAKEPLANS until Monday night. I will be packing…

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With July just around the corner, the sale season has now swung into high gear. I’ve included some great sales that I am shopping at the end of the post, but want to highlight a few closet favorites that are now on sale, including the Wide Leg Marina Pants (previously seen here) worn in this post which are 50% off with code…

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In recent years, I have grown tired of the insidious pursuit of “flattering.” While there is nothing inherently problematic with wanting to wear clothes that fit well and that accentuate one’s shape, more and more I feel that the word and its antonym have been used as a weapon to denigrate and homogenize. I admit to using “flattering” and “unflattering”…

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A bright white suit may seem unseasonable for an early March punctuated by winter storms, but I have decided that I am going to will spring to come by dressing for the season in which I want to live. And I’ve always loved tonal pantsuits, perhaps even more after Hillary brought it back into the limelight during her presidential run.…

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