A Classic (blazer + jeans)

I am not a frequent jeans wearer. Perhaps it’s because I’ve never found one that stopped me dead in my tracks. Or maybe it’s because I didn’t grow up wearing jeans (skirts or sweats, who’s with me?). In any case, I love that a colorful blazer and some interesting accessories can bring even the most mundane outfits to life. What…

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J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer in Wool Flannel vs. Banana Republic Schoolboy Blazer in Cotton Blend

Interested in the J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer? Find styling tips here and see the difference between regular and petite here. I am something of a blazer fiend and recently fell in love with colorful blazers. One of my favorite purchases this month is this Banana Republic blazer in a cheerful coral color. I can’t find it online but have been…

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OOTD : For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad

For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together.  For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad – Edwin Way Teale The temperature here in my corner of the Northeast dipped into the low 40’s last night and the first fall chill has me scrambling to layer on all those summery pieces that failed to…

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OOTD: Stripes and Scallops

I have a bad habit of buying things that suit the outfit that I wear to go shopping so it’s unsurprising that I ended up purchasing two navy knit blazers on the day that I wore an all-navy ensemble. This swing/cropped jacket is an outlet find from the Banana Republic Factory store. I had been rather bored by the selection…

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