As much as I have complained about the sweltering heat, I am sad that we are nearing summer’s end. Getting dressed in the summer is easy; no layers are warranted, so I don’t feel obliged to get creative with my clothes. Throw on a printed dress, grab an outer layer for air-conditioned rooms, and I am ready to start my…

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J. Crew Fringy Tweed Jacket | Forever 21 Striped Dress (similar here and here) | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Converse Chuck Taylor® Shoreline Sneaker I am a fan of the bear-charms-on-bags look, though I can’t tell if it’s another manifestation of my crippling Peter Pan syndrome. I started hanging miniature stuffed bears on my bags last…

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Touted as J. Crew’s “warmest coat ever,” the Nordic Parka (available in two colors—olive and navy) quickly made my to-try list. After close to two decades of northeast living, I should be an expert winter survivalist but I am still on the prowl for the next outerwear unicorn, i.e., a coat that is exceptionally warm, fairly priced, and reasonably stylish.…

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This winter has been inconvenient, to say the least. Between the cold/snow/ice/general misery and many work and personal emergencies, blogging has sort of fallen by the wayside. I hope to blog more when the snow melts but in the meantime, here are some of my favorite snapshots of the world from the news. 1. Jane Goodall is Still Wild at…

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In addition to great reads, I also have a few great sales to share with you all. First, Kate Spade’s Surprise Sale is back! Dozens of great styles are up to 75% off. My picks: Charm City Ostrich Provence Bag (larger version; smaller version), Grant Street Mini Cassie Bag (tote version), Cove Street Provence Bag, Gold Coast Maryanne Bag (a…

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