Weekend Uniform

I like to describe my own style as “classic with a twist,” and what it entails is taking a classic (i.e., basic) combination and tweaking some of the elements to jazz up the look. Take an outfit comprising staples like a striped top and skinny jeans, which is my go-to for getting coffees or having brunch with friends; it serves… View Post

Rose Pink

Happy Friday! Just a short post today highlighting a few good sales. First, the Free People Kate Faux Fur Coat (last seen here) featured in this post is currently on attractive sales at Free People and Nordstrom in three colorways. And a few sales that I am shopping now: ♥ Sale styles at Free People are an extra 25% off… View Post

Houndstooth Pants

I went on a houndstooth bender (starting with this BP scarf) several weeks ago, and have since picked up several bottoms and accessories in this print. While the paper-bag pants featured here aren’t technically in a classic houndstooth, I really like the fall color palette and the wide-pantleg. The material–84% polyester, 14% viscose, and 2% elastane–is unexceptional, but the print…

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Green Tweed

J. Crew‘s 50% off store-wide sale (enter code TGIF at checkout) has been extended through Sunday night. I want to share some photos of the J. Crew Daphne Topcoat in Italian Tweed, which I will review next month, as it’s an outerwear option that I have found useful on more clement fall days. The current sale brings the coat to a…

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Cotton Poplin

I made a bad purchase recently. I don’t make many of those these days, as I have trained myself to return things that don’t work immediately, but this dress… I thought it had potential (for me). It’s one of the “affordable’ styles that J. Crew introduced into its lineup that looks close enough to a good basic, but had been…

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