Black and Blue (Banana Republic Bow Gloves Review)

I had given this black and blue bruised look a whirl some time ago but still find it a challenge to conquer. It’s certainly one of those past fashion faux pas that has been rehabilitated to the point of widespread acceptance. Zara Wool Jacket (similar) | ICB Leather A-Line Skirt (borrowed from mom) | Forever 21 Necklace | Zara Sweater…

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Review: Isabel Marant for H&M Collection

As the designer and high-street collaboration craze continues to smolder, I bought into the fanaticism that was the Isabel Marant for H&M collection last month. I didn’t have the luxury of time or patience to line up outside a store so waited for lunch time to roll around and made my purchase online (my preferred shopping medium). I thought the…

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How To: Convert a Dress Into a Top

About a month ago I wrote a Wear It Five Ways post on different ways to wear a lace dress and received a few requests to show how I turned the dress into a top. All you’ll need for this easy transformation are four safety pins OR fashion tape. This dress-to-top trick works best on fit-and-flare dresses – I have…

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Leopard + Polka Dot

One item I eagerly unpacked earlier this month from my fall/winter wardrobe was this J. Crew leopard skirt. Few things say “fall” as well as a leopard item. Print-mixing is still unfamiliar territory to me so I continue to approach it with reservation and utilize it infrequently. However, I was surprised by how harmoniously polka dot and leopard go together.…

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White Dress + Seersucker Blazer (And a Comparison of the J. Crew Director Dress and H&M Sheath Dress)

I went a little overboard with short sleeve sheath dresses last month and bought more than enough to last me at least one more summer. One of my favorite styles is the v-neck sheath with cap sleeves. I especially loved the J. Crew Director Dress (also in super 120)  and its H&M doppelganger. The two dresses are nearly identical in…

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