Stripes and Floral

I generally prefer mixing textures to mixing patterns, as the former adds visual interest in a subtler way (I really like outfits that make me wonder: “why does this work?”); but if I want to wear more than one print at once, pairing stripes with floral is a reliable combination. For how large my wardrobe is, this skirt gets worn…

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Review: Prada Saffiano Medium Double Zip Top-Handle Bag ( BN2274)

The allure of Prada totes has dampened in recent years, as the original flooded the luxury market (where scarcity fuels demand) and similar styles at lower price points captured the rest of the segment. It’s unsurprising that Prada’s 2014 profits suffered a 28% drop from the previous year and sales of leather goods stagnated. I bought my first Prada Saffiano…

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Stripe and Pleats (+ Weekend Required Reading)

This winter has been inconvenient, to say the least. Between the cold/snow/ice/general misery and many work and personal emergencies, blogging has sort of fallen by the wayside. I hope to blog more when the snow melts but in the meantime, here are some of my favorite snapshots of the world from the news. 1. Jane Goodall is Still Wild at…

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cooper & ella

J. Crew Majesty Peacoat | c/o cooper + ella Caroline Tailored Shirt | Banana Republic Engineered Stripe Tee |  J. Crew Toothpick Cord in Ribbon Bow Print | Michael Kors  Selma Satchel | Converse All Star Shoreline Sneaker For someone like me, who tires of her work garb easily, a good work blouse with some interest is difficult to resist.…

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Stripes and Tartan

Marc by Marc Jacobs Moleskin Coat | Pendleton Black Watch Tartan Skirt (last worn here) | Banana Republic Engineered Stripe Tee | Hermes Reversible Belt | Longchamp Le Pliage Large Shoulder Tote | Zara Court Shoes (similar) To hem or not to hem, that’s the question tormenting me these days. At 5’2, I am used to buying clothes of awkward lengths…

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