Ways to Wear a Shacket

The “shacket”–a portmanteau of shirt and jacket–is less a hybrid of the two, and more a catchall term for buttoned garments that straddle the public and the private. Just as pandemic blur erased the line between days and months, gone is the practical difference between a shirt and a jacket. If you never leave the house, eventually everything becomes innerwear.…

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My Favorite Orchards in CT

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One of my favorite fall traditions is going “apple-picking,” which for me is mostly about visiting country stores and buying apple fritters and other fruity comfort foods. While I have made no fruit-picking plans this year, I thought I’d share five of my favorite orchards in CT, for those looking…

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Plaid Coat & Wooly Hobe

I received the Hobes Wooly Hobe as Christmas presents from a stylish friend, and they have barely left my feet on the weekends since. My favorite thing about the Wooly Hobe is that, because they are so warm and cozy (filled generously with super soft lambswool), you don’t need to wear socks, even on the coldest winter days. As I…

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Tweed Coat (+ J.Crew Extra 60% Off Sale)

A short post today to share a great sale at J.Crew: select final sale styles are an extra 60% off (all other sale styles are an extra 40% off) online with code FLASH75, including the Daphne Topcoat in Italian Tweed (sizes still complete in all three colorways at time of post) seen here. While it’s (almost) always nice for an…

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Wrap-Front Utility Jumpsuit (+ A&F Sale)

Happy Tuesday! Today’s post is short and has one purpose: to share a great sale at Abercrombie & Fitch (whose stock price has been taking a beating). For a limited time, clearance styles at A&F are up to 70% off online (prices as marked). Shipping is free on orders over $75. The Wrap-Front Utility Jumpsuit (available in two colorways: the…

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