Review: Theory Double-Face Wool-Cashmere Clairene Jacket

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued The open-front coat is a controversial item; it demands that its wearer consider this question: when is it cold enough to wear a coat, but warm enough to wear it open? But the question misses the point. The open-front coat exists “Because Fashion! Because the Outfit!!” But I also think…

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Black Layers & Gold Accents

For those in the market for a pair of tall booties, consider the Aquatalia Ryann Ankle-Strap Suede & Leather Boots, which are now on a steep sale at Lord + Taylor in black (on a lesser sale here). I would suggest sizing up, if you have normal or wide feet, as I find Aquatalia shoes to fit somewhat narrow. The… View Post

Utility Jumpsuit + Down Coat

As someone who succumbs easily to clutter anxiety (wherein inaction begets more clutter and, in turn, more anxiety), I am quick to part with purchases that neither serve a purpose nor spark joy. So I was surprised to find a box of pre-2015 purchases that I thought I had donated years ago. In that box was this “classic utility jumpsuit”… View Post

Long Sweater Dress (+ Shopbop Buy More, Save More Sale)

The Shopbop Buy More, Save More event is now live! Until 03/02/19, enter code GOBIG19 at checkout for up to 25% off your entire purchase (including sale styles). This is one of my favorite sales of the year, as the list of exclusions is quite short (really just Canada Goose, Kate Spade, Tumi, Senreve, and Acne Studios. Qualifying items are…

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Bête Noire

One “trend” that I decided early on in life that I would never partake in is fur, as I associated all fur-wearers with Cruella de Vil. Over the years, though, my anti-fur stance softened, and I found myself slowly gravitating toward pieces with fur-trimmed hoods, and eventually graduated into larger fur items like stoles. My resistance finally collapsed with the… View Post

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