Buying Multiples

When you have no closet space, every purchase feels like it might be your last. And when you buy multiples of something with this understanding, you know it’s true love. A few mental states compel me to buy things in multiples: panic (What if I never find anything that fits this well again?!) and delusion (I will never need another…

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American Apparel

  American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this month, which is perhaps the second best thing, after the oust of founder Dov Charney last year, to have happened to this company in years. Like many of its peers who flourished in the 90s and early aughts by appealing to the millennials, the brand was derailed by a…

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Navy Sheath

Burberry London Westland Trench | c/o Chadwicks of Boston Suiting Separates Sheath | Banana Republic Haircalf Bow Glove in Leopard | Madewell Transport Tote (also here) | Michael Kors ‘Runway’ Chronograph Watch | Kate Spade Idiom Heart of Gold Bangle (also here and here) | Massimo Dutti Nappa Leather Court Shoe (similar) Some of you may remember that I started this blog to address mounting frustration with the state of my starter…

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Dry Clean and Repeat

Burberry London Westland Trench (similar) | Zara Ruffle Blouse | Michael Kors Runway Watch (also here) | Gap 1969 Sexy Boyfriend Jeans | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Ann Taylor Skinny Patent Leather Belt | Zara Court Shoes (similar) Happy belated Thanksgiving, all! I started my Black Friday shopping last night and picked up several wishlisted items on…

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Gold Tweed

Alice + Olivia Elise A-Line Skirt Dress (last worn here) | Burberry London Westland Trench (similar) | Ann Taylor Modern Classic Multi-Strand Statement Necklace |  Ann Taylor Tweed Clutch | Michael Kors Runway Watch (also here) | Kate Spade New York Licorice Metallic Leather Pump Becoming comfortable with being overdressed is an education in oblivion. Most people with whom I routinely…

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