Geometric Print + Jersey Pants

Fashion’s association with frivolity stems in part from its disconnect with practicality. Beyond being just a barrier from harsh weather elements, clothing is often used to signal our gender identity, profession, mood, culture, or tribal identity. And for much of recorded history, fashion has also been used to suppress: corsets, for example, have been one of the most enduring forms…

View Post

Year In Review: Favorite Purchases of 2017

2017 has been a weird shopping year for me, which is why I struggled to shortlist candidates for this post. While I made quite a few purchases that have proven practical and necessary, my big-ticket purchases have not panned out as well as I had hoped (I am looking at you, Gucci GG Marmont Top Handle Leather Satchel). Still, there…

View Post

Double-Breasted Tweed Jacket

I originally planned to use this space to assess the merits of double-breasted tweed jackets, but clearance styles at Express are an extra 50% off (no code needed) until midnight tonight (11/5/17) so my sartorial meanderings can wait. The Mid Rise Jersey Sash Pant seen here is on sale in select colors (here in petite; see on me here. Black…

View Post

Lipstick Red (+ Saks Gift Card Event)

If you are in the market for designer duds, you must not miss this Saks Fifth Avenue gift card event. You can earn up to $900 in gift cards, which is more attractive than the usual gift card event (which usually tops out at $700) and beauty products are included. The code to use at checkout is AUG2017; here’s the…

View Post

Looking for Something?