First, a word about the posting schedule: Work has completely taken over my waking life, leaving me with so little energy that I lack the wherewithal to complete the many half-written drafts that I previously started. Posting may remain sporadic for the little while. Onward! This eminently wearable tweed dress (also comes in “black rainbow”) is now on sale! Use…

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While summer is undeniably my favorite season, spring in Connecticut (and in most places) is just magical, as every scene looks plucked from a Monet painting. And the pretty pastel palette of my surroundings has had a major influence in shaping my clothing choices. Lately all I’ve wanted to wear are outfits with a beige base and pink accessories. In…

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As ready as I am for warm weather to return, I will miss cold-weather dressing: The ability to layer without restraint is how sartorial magic happens. While the outfit shown here is a few notches of whimsy short of extraordinary, it is one that I like quite a bit. The green speckled tweed coat works really well with the darker…

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I had previously ranted about oppressive office air-conditioning, but after a space has been cooled or heated within a few degrees of your preferred temperature, you can likely bridge the gap with layers. I always keep a few oversized wraps and knit blazers in my office, as I am barely an endotherm, and having those at the ready has proven…

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Last week’s winter storm wiped the fall colors that were exuberantly on display from the landscape, and left in its wake a bleak palette. While temperatures have actually rebounded from the month’s lows, the disappearance of fall foliage is a bitter reminder that winter is near. And when it’s cold, I dress to compensate for the unrelenting bleakness that I…

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