Another winter storm, another winter coat review. Single-digit weather made impossible any outfit that doesn’t include at least one bulky item, which isn’t to say that you should resign yourself to looking like Michelin Man (but it’s not like you are committing some kind of sartorial sin if you do; just do you).   As promised, I am going to…

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We are barely halfway through what has been described as the coldest weekend in a generation in the Northeast, so clearly I am sharing this review of Canada Goose’s Mystique Parka at least a week later than ideal. On days like today, when the low crosses into negative numbers, you should probably just stay home if you could, but if…

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I receive occasional inquiries requesting recommendations on winter footwear that flatter athletic calves like mine. Unlike mid-calf boots or ankle booties that are more prone to exaggerate shapely calves, over-the-knee boots in the right fit are almost universally flattering and typically have a lengthening effect in even low- or no-heeled styles. CherryKoko Lace Top | Forever 21 Turtleneck Poncho Sweater…

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The allure of Prada totes has dampened in recent years, as the original flooded the luxury market (where scarcity fuels demand) and similar styles at lower price points captured the rest of the segment. It’s unsurprising that Prada’s 2014 profits suffered a 28% drop from the previous year and sales of leather goods stagnated. I bought my first Prada Saffiano…

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L.L. Bean Scotch Plaid Shirt in Dress Stewart | J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer in Italian Wool Flannel | Banana Repubic Ivory Box Pleat Skirt | Michael Kors Runway Watch (also here) | c/o Marc Fisher Aysha Tall Riding Boots L.L. Bean Scotch Plaid Shirt in Dress Stewart | J. Crew Classic Chambray Popover in Bright Indigo | The Gap 1969…

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