Ways to Wear a Shacket

The “shacket”–a portmanteau of shirt and jacket–is less a hybrid of the two, and more a catchall term for buttoned garments that straddle the public and the private. Just as pandemic blur erased the line between days and months, gone is the practical difference between a shirt and a jacket. If you never leave the house, eventually everything becomes innerwear.…

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Radiant Orange (J. Crew Double-Breasted Topcoat in Wool Cashmere)

Happy Cyber Monday! Just a short post today sharing four great sales that I am shopping or have already shopped: ♥ Take 50% off your entire purchase at J.Crew with code MONDAY, and select full-price styles are on promotion (prices as marked, offer cannot stack with the storewide code). The Double-Breasted Topcoat in Wool Cashmere (review in the works) pictured…

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Lace Romance

Romance was in the air at the Spring 2020 London Fashion Week: there was no shortage of billowy sleeves, pastel tones, and frothy tulles on the runway. Ever so impressionable, I, after a years-long preoccupation with the utilitarian, recently started adding more romantic touches to my outfits. One piece that I have been loving is this reasonably priced WAYF Mabel…

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Travel Uniform (Tory Burch Traveler Logo Jacquard Wool & Silk Scarf Review)

The Tory Burch Traveler Logo Jacquard Wool & Silk Scarf featured in this post is one of my favorite purchases from this summer. The super soft, 70% wool/30% silk fabric drapes beautifully and is the perfect weight for transitional weather. For logo-phobes, the logo jacquard print is faint (especially in the “ivory”), and adds just the right amount of visual…

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AQUA Tweed Double-Breasted Blazer

Never someone to be deterred from a purchase because of the weather, I bought (and kept) the AQUA Tweed Double-Breasted Blazer pictured in this post around the peak of summer, when a day’s high can climb into triple-digits. And I wish I had a story of misery to share about how I nearly melted wearing it, but it’s been perfectly…

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