As someone who succumbs easily to clutter anxiety (wherein inaction begets more clutter and, in turn, more anxiety), I am quick to part with purchases that neither serve a purpose nor spark joy. So I was surprised to find a box of pre-2015 purchases that I thought I had donated years ago. In that box was this “classic utility jumpsuit”…

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I have a new vice: it’s the sporadic (though not infrequent), aimless browsing of The RealReal. At this time, it does not present a major time drain–just a minute here, and a minute there–done mostly when I am waiting in line at the grocery store or on hold to be connected. I want to say I anticipated, but did not…

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Change is afoot at Ascena Retail Group, parent company of Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Dress Barn. The fashion conglomerate recently named new presidents–both merchandising veterans–for the two brands it went into debt to acquire back in 2015, signaling a renewed focus on merchandising, an area of serious concern for Ascena investors and analysts. Additionally, Lou & Grey, a brand originally…

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Sheath dresses are (what I consider) a foundational part of any office wardrobe. Sure, they may not be everyday attire for those with casual dress codes, but this wardrobe basic is just the right dose of business. A solid-colored sheath dress is a white canvas, on which you may splash color–or not. Throw on some dangerously tall peep-toe stiletto heels,…

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Happy Prime Day! There are so many great things on promotion for Prime Day, but my favorite part of the sale is always the book deal. Until tomorrow night, use code PRIMEBOOKS18 for $5 off book purchases over $20 (must be sold by Amazon.com). This offer does not apply to digital content. Full terms here. If you need ideas for…

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