Crossover Pants (+ Club Monaco Yolande Pant Review)

The rebirth of wide-leg pants has been a blessing for me. While I have mostly outgrown my adolescent issues with having muscular legs, a straight leg pant will perhaps never be comfortable for me. In contrast, wide-leg pants, especially truncated ones, are more comfortable than pajamas to me. So I have been buying all of them, or trying to, anyway,…

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(MOAR) Ruffle Sleeves

  Happy Last-Day-of-Fall! Here’s an outfit from warmer days. While the Halogen Ruffle Sleeve Sweater seen here is already sold out online (very limited sizes still available at Nordstrom Rack), the design (by Endless Rose) that Halogen copied is still available (and on sale!) at Bloomingdale’s (with extra discounts if your order exceeds $300). I feel very lucky to have…

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Red Chili

Finally, there’s some respite from that prolonged, spirit-breaking cold snap. It’s warm enough (40s!), in fact, that I am playing hooky from work in order to go for a run outside–something which I needed desperately. I went to college in New Hampshire, where brutal winters are standard, but as soon as the landscape thaws, however slightly, the whole school could…

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Weekend Classics

On the weekends, when I am not twirling around in a tutu, I can often be found in a long-sleeve fitted dress, tall boots, a light jacket, and maybe a printed scarf. This is a safe, if somewhat uninspired, combination. To break the monotony, I make sure that at least one element of my outfit is somewhat unusual. Sometimes that…

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Gray

I’d never loved the color gray growing up. I don’t think I owned anything in gray until I started playing travel soccer in middle school, when I was handed my first gray participation T-shirt at a regional tournament. For years, the grays in my closet were mostly T-shirts I amassed from spirit weeks and sports teams. In recent years, though,…

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