Lace and Jacquard

Because every day needs a little livening up, here are two clips of NBC’s Brian Williams rapping (edited from news clips) to get your Sunday morning started. Happy Sunday! Burberry London Mottram Trench (also here and here) | c/o Dahlia Eliza White Lace and Jacquard Dress | Hermes H Buckle Reversible Belt | Chanel Medallion Tote in Lambskin | no…

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Denim and Houndstooth (+ On Purse Politics)

I read an interesting article in the NYT the other day – aptly titled “purse politics.” In it is an exploration of female politicians and their bag choice. Though it pains me that the author of the piece called the use of a “purse boy” by women in politics a power/status symbol (why can’t aids just be called aides? And…

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Pop of Pink

A fun – textured #andorpersand printed – jacket can add unexpected dimension to the most boring of outfits. I am currently fixated on jackets I would formerly consider wildly impractical (like this brocade bomber jacket). For someone like me whose closet holds a lot of pieces in solid and bright colors, the logical next step to take seems to be…

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Black, White, and Blue

No weekly shopping update this week because I have been too distracted by the beautiful weather outside to take pictures (even poor-quality phone pictures) of items from the last week. A roundup of some recent purchases: I splurged on two J. Crew Collection Cashmere Cable Sweaters (>70% off with code SPRINGTHAW), decided to keep the Kate Spade Lisa pumps in…

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Silk and (P)leather

Leather and silk are a match made in sartorial heaven. In my formative years I thought the combination was too “mature” but I can’t seem to get enough of it now (see pleather pants with silk shirt look here).  Burberry London Mottram Trench | Ann Taylor Silk Charmeuse Long Sleeve Legacy Blouse (no longer available) | Hermes H Buckle Reversible…

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