Summer Dress and Denim Jacket (Featuring J. Crew Filigree-embroidered Strapless Beach Dress)

I bought this dress last summer and had hoped an occasion would arise that might warrant donning this gorgeous number. Such an occasion never came so I figured the present is as good a time as any. Happy Labor Day weekend! I hope all of your shopping trips were fruitful. Please share below any good finds from the weekend (if…

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Tailored Blazer and Boyfriend Jeans

Boyfriend jeans are a thing of many contradictions. They are, in essence, modified men’s jeans adapted for less angular bodies and are meant to exude an air of insouciance yet are anything but. Tactfully low-rise, relaxed but not sloppily so, and about five washes away from actually being your boyfriend’s jeans, a good pair of boyfriend jeans presents a real…

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Tweed Jacket and Equestrian Scarf

Sale styles are an extra 25% off at Shopbop with code SALE25. Consider these: Alice + Olivia Kidman Box Jacket, Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel Bag (orange, tan, or green), Diane von Furstenberg Barbie Dress, Joie Fanny Lace Top, ISSA Twist Front Dress, Rebecca Taylor Tweed V Neck Peplum, Rebecca Taylor Leather Sleeve Tweed Jacket, Alice + Olivia Amanda Peplum Dress,…

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J. Crew Factory Girls’ Printed Dress in Neon Persimmon

Against countless judicious advice, I decided to keep the Printed Dress in Neon Persimmon (blogged about here; currently sold out online but should still be in stores). People’s initial reaction to the dress ranged from “uh, that looks like an apron” to “is that maternity wear?” but my mind was made up and couldn’t be rattled. I love the print…

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Stripes and Floral (Take II)

Happy Independence Day! 2013 has been an eventful year, to say the least. In the course of a day, SCOTUS struck down DOMA and maimed the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Just yesterday, the Egyptian military deposed Mohamed Morsi and stifled the growth of the Muslim Brotherhood, priming for perhaps the next chapter of the Arab Spring. In March, the…

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