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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Fall Colors: Burgundy + Forest Green

Red and green are an unlikely pair – they are one of those duos that are better apart than together as the combination reminds many of Christmas. We all know holiday colors are seasonal at best – the orange and black of Halloween draw comparisons to jack-o’-lanterns while pink and red together is often too romantic for any day except…

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