Ruffled Cable Knit Sweater

Sweaters are having a moment (as much as something this basic can). They went from something seen as fairly humble and utilitarian to suddenly being as aspirational as a designer handbag. For me, statement sweaters are a silver-bullet solution for (soul-crushingly) one-note cold-weather outfits. With a statement sweater, you can easily elevate even the most basic outfit (like the sweater-and-jeans…

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Camel & Charcoal

I am on a self-imposed outerwear ban right now, because I am struggling to offload old coats to make room for the FIVE (!!!) new ones that I purchased this winter. One piece that’s on the short list for donation is this Kimchi Blue Cozy Mid-Calf Duster Coat that I got from Urban Outfitters some years ago. I still like…

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Tweed Coat (+ J.Crew Extra 60% Off Sale)

A short post today to share a great sale at J.Crew: select final sale styles are an extra 60% off (all other sale styles are an extra 40% off) online with code FLASH75, including the Daphne Topcoat in Italian Tweed (sizes still complete in all three colorways at time of post) seen here. While it’s (almost) always nice for an…

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Green Tweed

J. Crew‘s 50% off store-wide sale (enter code TGIF at checkout) has been extended through Sunday night. I want to share some photos of the J. Crew Daphne Topcoat in Italian Tweed, which I will review next month, as it’s an outerwear option that I have found useful on more clement fall days. The current sale brings the coat to a…

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The Fall Standard (+ Unpeelable Layers)

This fall I’ve traded silk for knits and tulle for denim. There are days when I look in the mirror and ask: Who are you and why are you not wearing a tutu? I am hoping this “practical” phase is transitory and that I’ll be running around in the snow in my many tulle skirts this winter. Burberry London Mottram…

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