Floral Peplum

A well-timed gift card to Zara made for interesting sale shopping last month. I picked up this (now modestly discounted) peplum top (and a few other sale items) without much hesitation. Zara Printed Peplum Top (similar) | Forever 21 Striped Waist Skirt | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Zara Wedge Pumps (similar) What I found most appealing…

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Lemon Drop Sundress

A number of you wrote me about having ordered the Lemon Drop Sundress using the code I shared last month and some of you were conflicted about the drop waist design. I won’t have time (before the event I bought this dress for) to find another option so decided to perform crude operations on this dress myself. I sewed together,…

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Green and Stripes (+ Free People Hard Candy Embellished Sleeve Tee)

A word about the Free People Hard Candy Embellished Sleeve Tee (last worn here; buy here, here, here, and here): it’s one of my favorite finds lately and I picked up an extra for a friend this holiday season (yes, her feedback was positive). I found the scoop neckline to be a little low cut on me (and I suspect…

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Blazer Vest and Boyfriend Jeans (+ Gap 1969 Boyfriend Jeans Review)

I’ve taken a strong liking to boyfriend jeans and have been wearing them and skinny jeans with equal frequency. I suppose what’s appealing to me about boyfriend jeans is that they come “broken in” and just seem more effortless than their boot cut or skinny siblings. Reception to my WIFW post on boyfriend jeans was mixed but I think my…

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Green and White Striped Skirt

I don’t normally discuss my off-blog activities on the blog (I know you don’t care where I vacation or what I do at work) but feel a few future posts necessitate a short explanation. For the next little while, you might see me in unseasonable (for NE winters) attire. I joined the snowbirds for two-ish weeks in November and it…

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