Tweed Dress and Trench Coat (Featuring Rebecca Taylor Tweed V-Neck Shift Dress)

After a successful months-long run in resisting buying duplicates, I recently fell back into old habits. First, I tracked down the Theory Annea Caledon Sleeveless Jacket in both black and white (still available at Theory outlets) and then bought the Rebecca Taylor tweed with leather dress and top. Unnecessary? absolutely. But I regret nothing. Rebeca Taylor Tweed V-Neck Shift Dress…

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Banana Republic Issa Collection Three-Quarter Sleeve Wrap-Tie Dress

Designer Diane von Furstenberg is credited with inventing the wrap dress in 1973, a time when the second wave of feminism was taking root (other notable events in 1972-73 include the passage of Title IX and the ERA, the “battle of the sexes“, and the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade). Frans Johansson, in The Click Moment (ch. 6), related…

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Mixed Metal (and a Saks Sale)

I would normally wait until the next weekly shopping update to share this sale but I promised some of you I would share coupons that work on the Michael by Michael Kors Selma Satchel as soon as they emerge and–voilà–Saks delivers. Check your inbox for unique promo codes that range from 10% to 20% off. If you are not an…

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Traffic Light

I am oddly intrigued by outfits that incorporate red, green, and yellow. When done right, the end result is harmonious even though the colors are chromatically distinct from each other. J. Crew coat (from last year) + skirt, Ann Taylor top, Chanel bag, and Miu Miu pumps

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Pretty Baubles: Ann Taylor Faux Pearl Necklaces

I ordered these necklaces some time ago but forgot to post about them. Ann Taylor is running a special promotion on shoes and accessories today (use code SHOES for 50% off all shoes and accessories) so all of these necklaces are eligible for the discount if you want to give them a try. Ann Taylor Pave Pyramid Clasp Pearlized Necklace…

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