Camel & Charcoal

I am on a self-imposed outerwear ban right now, because I am struggling to offload old coats to make room for the FIVE (!!!) new ones that I purchased this winter. One piece that’s on the short list for donation is this Kimchi Blue Cozy Mid-Calf Duster Coat that I got from Urban Outfitters some years ago. I still like…

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(All the) Layers

Punxsutawney Phil, notoriously bad forecast-hog, “predicted” six more weeks of winter last Friday. Given Phil’s poor record, I hold out hope that an early spring might still be in the cards, even if the 10-day forecast in my area looks grim. As it’s been so dispiritingly cold, I have inadvertently been dressing in a style best described as “homeless chic“–a…

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Review: Madewell Transport Weekender

My favorite kind of trips is the kind that requires very little planning and forethought, preferably involving last-minute packing of essentials, all stuffed into an unassuming bag (I swear I don’t romanticize the fugitive lifestyle). It should come as no surprise, then, that I love weekenders and duffel bags; for they are unstructured and will, in a pinch, fit in…

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