Everlane Rounded Collar Silk Blouse

Strangely, or I suppose it’s just seasonable, whenever I wear this ensemble to lunch, a snow storm would descend upon an otherwise forecast-to-be-dry day. Sure, it’d be cold (maybe it’s punishment for my dressing so inappropriately for the weather) but there would be no other indications of precipitation. But I am really tired of the snow so this ensemble will…

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Linchpin Accessory

I casually touched on the idea of a linchpin accessory in my last outfit post and wanted to elaborate on this concept which I feel has improved many of my outfits in the last year. While belts are not a panacea for all outfit ills, they, along with jewelry, gloves, handbags, coats, and scarves, can elementally transform otherwise humdrum outfits.…

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A Closet of Essentials

The amount I shop over time more or less graphs a horizontal line with minor spikes that coincide with sale seasons but recently I find myself returning most of what I order even when my initial reactions to those purchases are positive. Compared to when I started this blog in 2010 –  when I had been a recent college grad…

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Year In Review : Favorite Purchases of 2012

I bought a lot of things in the last year. Too much, perhaps. I have a few regrets (undecided if it’s enough for a post) but am happy with most of my purchases. Here are ten of my favorite purchases from this year. They don’t necessarily get worn the most or are the most expensive, but I would without any…

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