Big changes are afoot at H&M–from a new size chart (which essentially requires you to order one size smaller than before: someone who used to wear a size 6 would now wear a size 4) to a new website and mobile app to high levels of store closures–it’s too early to tell if these adjustments came (too little and) too late…

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Wearing athleisure to work would have sounded preposterous to me three years ago, but I’ve slowly warmed to the idea. The weather is partially to blame for the increasingly relaxed silhouette of my work outfits, but on days when I am just holed up in my office, why shouldn’t I be free to explore the boundaries of a business casual…

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Boden is running a really great winter sale right now (with free shipping on orders over $49). I just noticed that that “The Classic Shirt“ is on sale in most colors–the colorway that I am wearing here is 50% off, and dug up this post from a few months ago that I forgot to finish. The size that I am…

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The Boden Sophia Shirt Dress had been one of my favorite work pieces over the summer, and it recently went on sale so I thought a more detailed review is now in order. The dress is made from a machine-washable cotton blend–97% cotton and 3% elastane–that is fairly wrinkle resistant. The style is simple but well-executed: the slimming rounded sleeves…

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Mickey Drexler offered a mea culpa in the Wall Street Journal last month, and shortly after resigned as CEO, clearing the way for former West Elm executive James Brett to take the reins. This news, coupled with Jenna Lyons’s departure in April, heralds a new beginning (of the end?) for J. Crew, one with fewer stores, a shrunken print catalog,…

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