The Brami, Again

This Free People Rib Brami (last seen here) is proving one of my most-worn “budget” buys this season. I will probably show it again in another outfit before the fall, but did notice that several retailers restocked the style in different colorways online. I am also excited to wear it in cooler weather–perhaps layered under a shacket, or fitted over… View Post

Review: Club Monaco Kaytee Fit & Flare Sweater Dress

One update that I am making to my work wardrobe is culling structured sheath dresses–which formed the foundation of my work outfits pre-pandemic but now feel too formal–and replacing them with weightier knit pieces that look just as polished but feel cozier. A new favorite is the Club Monaco Kaytee Fit & Flare Sweater Dress seen here. I had originally… View Post

Desk to Dinner: Midi Slip Dress

One of my favorite wear-everywhere dresses is the midi slip dress; its silky texture and relaxed silhouette make it endlessly versatile. It looks as chic worn under a chunky sweater and over tights and boots as it does paired with a tailored blazer and strappy sandals. Here are some affordable options for those of you in the market for slip…

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Review: J. Crew Camille Shrunken Sweater-Blazer

The summer cardigan is a warm-weather must-have, and is a true wear-with-everything piece: pair it with nap dresses or wear it over swimsuits. However, if you are looking for something a little dressier, J. Crew‘s Camille Shrunken Sweater-Blazer (seen below in “Heather Sand”) can take you easily from work to weekend. The material, a cotton-polyester-wool blend, stretches easily to allow…

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Wear It Five Ways: Tweed Coat

One of my spring wardrobe staples is this super versatile tweed coat (also here): it is warm enough for chilly mornings during transitional weather, but not so bulky as to be shapeless. This statement coat also pulls together outfits in an instant and energizes even the most tired of ensembles (I am looking at you, white-blouse-and-jeans). I have also been…

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