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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Perfect Alignment: Pleated Plaid Skirt & Wrap Collar Coat

There are a few useful rules of thumb for choosing what coat to wear with an outfit: the one I follow (almost) religiously calls for pairing skirts and coats that are similar in length (ideally the skirt is an inch or so longer than the coat, allowing a little bit of the hem to peek through when the coat is…

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Wear It Five Ways: Wide-Leg Cropped Pants

One series that I am bringing back (or hope to bring back… the year’s still young and I tend to blog in fits and starts) in 2020 is “Wear It Five Ways.” I loved doing these back in the day, but have struggled to find motivation and time for photos in recent years. I thought I’d start with a piece…

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Green Jumpsuit (+ Ann Taylor Sale Alert)

Just a short post today highlighting an excellent sale: until the end of today, dresses and jumpsuits at Ann Taylor are 55% off, no code needed. You can stack code THANKS7 for an extra $50 off orders over $100. On everything else, take 50% off with code HOPTOIT until 04/20/19. The jumpsuit featured here is only available in (very) limited…

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Review: Sam Edelman Leah Cap Toe Pumps (Chanel Slingbacks Lookalike)

Chanel’s two-tone leather slingbacks are among the luxury purveyor’s most celebrated and recognized footwear (second perhaps only to the two-tone ballerinas). Unfortunately for me, the shoe fits my feet wrong in too many important ways (and the lack of a proper quarter doesn’t allow for the use of cushions and other solutions). Thankfully, many “substitutes” can be found on the…

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