Sale Alert: For anyone looking to add the Black Halo Jackie O dress (reviewed here) in a spring color to their closet, Saks Off Fifth has it on super sale in “Daytripper” coral/pink. Only sizes 0 and 2 remain in stock. I packed my “bleisure” wardrobe for a recent work trip, and this is one of the outfits that was…

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Bleisure is one of those dreadful portmanteaus that I would never use in conversation, but for the purpose of this post, we are going to pretend it is not a word that invites eye rolls. I feel fortunate that the business trips I take generally include ample downtime, allowing me to meet up with friends and to also explore the…

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I resurrected another moribund post from the archives today because it’s been a while since I last braved the snow and took pictures outside (I’ve reduced my snowday routine to boots + sweater + pants or skirt and tights + coat). Buried in feet of snow, it’s difficult to imagine what dry roads look like but thankfully I have old…

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Thanks, everyone, for your input in regards to the Diane von Furstenberg Zarita Dress. I decided to return all three colors and to continue looking for more flattering options.  After a wintry bout, during which my region got its first snowfall, I am enjoying the tepid weekend weather. The cold, accompanied by wintry precipitation, makes me appreciate warm weather so…

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While I am an over-packer and rarely leave my house without duplicates of everything (and a first aid kit) in my carryall, I find myself on occasion longing for a more compact handbag for when I need both hands and mobility. I have a few nicer wallets on chain but they are more of a special occasions type of bag…

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