I have fallen behind on blogging so posting may remain sporadic through the next week: I do have a number of posts near completion so there’s hope yet for reverting to a more regular posting schedule in the near future. For those of you traveling for LDW, safe travels. (And for those in Dorian’s path, stay safe!) Have a great…

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Fashion mashups don’t get much better than the cape scarf (though the sweater blazer comes close): a good one will keep you warm while adding visual interest to your outfits. I have been living in this checkerboard cape scarf while traveling this summer: It was an extra blanket on the plane, a makeshift stuffed animal (when rolled into a bundle),…

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Trench coats are easily my most-worn outerwear items, and for years I’ve been seeking a warm weather option. While I own a few cropped trench coats, none have proved as versatile as their knee-length counterpart, until the Short Trench Coat (sold out in “light stone”; similar option on sale here) pictured here came along. I think what separates this little…

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The Club Monaco Yolande pants (reviewed here) that I like a lot and wear with frequency are now on sale at Nordstrom, Club Monaco, and Shopbop. It’s the best kind of statement piece: pronounced enough to make an impact, but not so loud that it demands attention. For spring, I’ve been wearing these pants with lace-trimmed or covered-button adorned camisoles…

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Before the weather took a turn for the dreary, I had been dressing in light layers and monochromatic hues, relying on fringe knits or washed linen for texture and tortoiseshell buttons as an accent. This outfit can be elevated to uniform status with an accessory change: periodically swap in medium-brown or light-olive accessories and shoes to add definition to the…

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