Stripes and Floral (Featuring J. Crew Liberty Toothpick Jean in Tresco Floral)

This is not the first time I’ve paired these two superficially unrelated prints together but I am still not assured that I am wearing them correctly (not that there is a right way to “do” fashion but there is certainly a more aesthetically pleasing way). So, turning to the unfailing scientific method, I posed the following hypothesis: floral and stripes…

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Rustic.Spring (+ Ann Taylor Reviews)

Ah, spring. What a wonderful time of year to be alive. I recently discovered a new running trail that is off the beaten path and is quiet even during rush hour. Being able to run outside with gentle breezes and a clear sky is seriously a priceless gift. I went through my blog folder earlier today and found some unpublished…

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Weekly Shopping/Sale Update : Gap & Forever 21

I think winter sales have finally wound down so the weekly sale update will slowly transition into a weekly shopping update. My last Gap order yielded few keepers, I only kept navy and black Ribbed Turtlenecks (in XS Petite) out of the batch. I already own the style in ivory and find it to be comfortable (read: not itchy!), warm,…

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Leather Mini + Tweed Jacket

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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J. Crew Final Sale, Ann Taylor Sale & Forever 21 Friends & Family Sale

J. Crew‘s new sale started at midnight – take 30% off sale items with code OURTREAT. Free shipping is offered, as always, on orders of $175+.  I’ve picked out a few of my favorites from each category in case you need a jumping off point. I, despite my insistence to J over the weekend that I’ve sworn off shopping for…

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