Cropped Cardigan & Plaid Skirt

I “discovered” a public green space in my town this spring that is connected to the outside world by a single unpaved (winding! dead-end!!) road. For a few weeks it felt like my backyard since I was often the only one there. I stopped going regularly over the summer when people started showing up (not in vast numbers, but enough… View Post

Olive & Plaid (+ Kate Spade Sale Picks)

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut trying to dress warmly for the winter. On most morning, I would mechanically put on a knee length skirt, a sweater, a long coat, and tall boots before languidly drifting out the door. It’s not the most inventive way to dress but is perhaps one of the safest. Forever 21 Cable Knit… View Post

Khaki Green Coat

When it’s cold out, all I want to do is buy coats–as though prettier outerwear will somehow leaven absurdly cold winters. The reality (for the last week or so) is that, despite having a closet brimming with gorgeous coats, I canceled most plans, binge watched the second season of House of Cards, and finally cracked open Tenth of December (a… View Post

Tartan Peplum Jacket

My tartan fever continues to rise. When this jacket first appeared on the Banana Republic website, I found it sort of blasé but inspected the product page more thoroughly after I became a fan of the plaid skinny ankle pant. The modest peplum flare is flattering without being trendy and the print understated but still interesting. Banana Republic Plaid Blazer… View Post

Leopard, Plaid and Denim

I just experienced one of the most exhilarating nights in recent memory as my brother’s alma mater continued its winning streak with a bid for the championship bowl within grasp. I don’t watch much sports on TV but tune in on occasion when the stakes are high – I am what many would consider a fair-weather fan. Regardless, I much… View Post

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