Stripes and Floral

I generally prefer mixing textures to mixing patterns, as the former adds visual interest in a subtler way (I really like outfits that make me wonder: “why does this work?”); but if I want to wear more than one print at once, pairing stripes with floral is a reliable combination. For how large my wardrobe is, this skirt gets worn…

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Bow Skirt (+ J. Crew Silk Cami Review)

As a habitual trend chaser (more considerate friends call my style “whimsical”), I shop less out of necessity than out of curiosity. In the absence of an organizing principle of shopping, my closet has become impossible to categorize—for years I vacillated between organizing by type and organizing by color; I have since given up on trying to bring order to…

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Spring Blossom

A reliable early spring work outfit that I default to on hurried mornings is printed dresses worn with tailored blazers. I reordered the Blossom Flare Dress (the fit is TTS; for those who know my size, I took 00P in this) from Ann Taylor during a recent sale and am enjoying how wearable it is. Another pretty floral dress that…

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Hoodie + Blazer

My immune system kicks into panic gear when the weather seesaws between extremes (and my sodium-rich diet doesn’t help matters) so this winter has felt hellish. I dug up these pictures from December, taken on a tepid 55-degree day, and longed for spring for the first time this year. A really useful closet item that may have been permanently discontinued…

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Crochet (+ Mid-Week Required Reading)

My best friend recently shared this video (of triplets from a South Korean reality TV show) with me and I proceeded to watch probably a hundred more related videos on the channel (that’s eight hours of my life that I will never get back. And I regret nothing). Here are a few of my favorite videos of the triplets getting…

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