I relinquished (for good) my much-loved Helly Hansen yellow raincoat to my mom the last time she “borrowed” it for months on end. And the search for a new yellow raincoat is on! After trying on a few different styles (of which the Joules Right as Rain Waterproof Hooded Jacket was a close runnerup), I decided on the J. Crew…

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I have very little to say about this outfit. By now you should know that green-and-blue is my crutch (and should be yours too). What I have are a ton of articles for you to read, some dense, others light, as I am sure most of you will need to kill time aboard or awaiting transportation to wherever your holiday…

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Good winter footwear should serve two essential purposes: protection against the cold and dampness. Rain boots in general do a good job of keeping out wetness but are not warm enough for New England winters, which is why boot liners and socks are often just as important as the boots themselves. I normally turn to discounters like TJMaxx or Nordstrom…

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Nokia is best known for its cell phones, IT products, and telecommunication services but in the 1960’s, one of its signature products was rubber boots. The acceptance of rubber boots as a fashion staple is as inexplicable as Nokia’s ascension from rubber manufacturer to global consumer IT product giant. Regardless, I am thankful that rubber boots now come in all…

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Read part I here. To the untrained eye, rain boots more or less look like carbon copies of each other. However, for the best boots, the devil is in the details. The Hunter Original Tall Boots and the Le Chameau Iris II Boots have a few minor differences that may make one the superior choice for you. I’ll quickly go…

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