Minus Green (+ Mid-Week Required Reading)

The holiday season is almost upon us and, judging by the volume of emails in my Promotions folder, retailers are eager to liquidate old stock. Ann Taylor is running another 60% off sale today (discount applied at checkout). Here are some of my picks: Mini Signature Tote (reviewed here), Double Layer Sweater, Soft Twill Jacket, Mixed Media Wrap Top, Faux… View Post

Green Gingham (+ Mid-Week Required Reading)

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… View Post

Linchpin Accessory

I casually touched on the idea of a linchpin accessory in my last outfit post and wanted to elaborate on this concept which I feel has improved many of my outfits in the last year. While belts are not a panacea for all outfit ills, they, along with jewelry, gloves, handbags, coats, and scarves, can elementally transform otherwise humdrum outfits.… View Post

Black Vest and Leopard Clutch

Forever 21 Draped Georgette Top (similar) | Theory Annea Caledon Sleeveless Jacket/Vest | Marc by Marc Jacobs Rose Gold Watch| J. Crew Classic Mini in Felted Wool | Christian Louboutin Simple 100 Patent Pumps I mentioned last month that I bought two of these Theory vests (or sleeveless blazers, whichever terminology you prefer) and while they haven’t become versatile overnight, I… View Post

Yellow Jacket and Nautical Stripes

Final sale, what a dreaded concept. While I consciously avoid buying things that can’t be returned, there are a few final sale items in my closet that I’ve come to love in spite of initial dissatisfaction. This yellow lady jacket from J. Crew was purchased as a gift but I later learned that the intended recipient had already bought it… View Post

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