Black Tulle

Someone who stumbled upon this blog by way of this WIFW post on midi tulle skirts wrote to ask if I could share some ideas for how to style a black tulle skirt, and I was happy to oblige, even though I’ve reined in my tulle habit in recent years, having graduated into an age bracket in which tulle (on…

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Pearls & Tweed

As I mentioned on Instagram last week, I am currently in love with this Alice + Olivia pearl-embellished ruffle blouse. It is definitely ornate, but is far from gaudy. I admit my love of all things pearl-embellished colors my judgment, but its ability to transform bland outfits is impressive. It instantly elevates my now-prosaic uniform of medium-wash jeans and a…

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Review: Boden Sophia Shirt Dress

The Boden Sophia Shirt Dress had been one of my favorite work pieces over the summer, and it recently went on sale so I thought a more detailed review is now in order. The dress is made from a machine-washable cotton blend–97% cotton and 3% elastane–that is fairly wrinkle resistant. The style is simple but well-executed: the slimming rounded sleeves…

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Snoopy Jumpsuit

There’s no Peanuts character more polarizing than Snoopy, the cartoon beagle who has become the face of the franchise. Peanuts diehards find Snoopy’s later storyline to be a diversion from, rather than an enhancement to, storylines involving the children, but pop culture fans of the comic love Snoopy as much as the comic strip’s creator did. Snoopy’s colorful inner life…

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Pink Gingham

Abercrombie & Fitch is running a 60% off sale on select styles, including this adorable Off-The-Shoulder Ruffle Bodysuit (available in four colors). I went up a size for a more comfortable fit, as A&F’s more close-fitting styles are cut narrowly. Some other styles I recently ordered (and liked!) that are also on sale: Short-Sleeve Shirt Dress (runs big for A&F;…

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