Punk Floral

One of J. Crew’s featured prints and heavy-hitters this spring is a print by the name of punk floral. I couldn’t bring myself to pay $398 for pajama bottoms (which, admittedly, could look amazing on someone with longer gams), the swimwear didn’t really speak to me (one-piece, halter one-piece, triangle top, hipster bottom, bikini bottom, and rash guard), the dress,…

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Emerald & Trench (+ J. Crew Mona Patent Mary Janes Review)

I wrote a post last month on the topic of my waning desire to own things and thoroughly enjoyed the comments I received in response. Thank you all for taking the time to indulge my curiosity.   Burberry London  Short Technical Cotton Trench Coat (also here and here) | Anna Dello Russo for H&M Emerald Necklace | Ann Taylor Silk Charmeuse…

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Silk and (P)leather

Leather and silk are a match made in sartorial heaven. In my formative years I thought the combination was too “mature” but I can’t seem to get enough of it now (see pleather pants with silk shirt look here).  Burberry London Mottram Trench | Ann Taylor Silk Charmeuse Long Sleeve Legacy Blouse (no longer available) | Hermes H Buckle Reversible…

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Trench Coat and Pleather Pants

Warm weather can’t get here soon enough but, in the interim, I am treasuring every moment that I get to spend with my cold weather favorites before packing them away for the spring. Remember the dark brown pleather pants I bought a while back? They were on my shortlist for a WIFW post but I simply haven’t found time to…

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A Classic

I ordered the Zara shoes worn in this post while on vacation during Thanksgiving, along with about eight other pairs of shoes. I had initially planned on returning my entire purchase but J said that after the amount of trouble I went through to browse the sale (including staying up until midnight and setting eight alarms on everyone’s phones lest…

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