The beauty of a floral dress is that there’s basically no wrong way to wear one. (The problem has always been finding a print that you like and one that won’t date itself in a few seasons.) To those who puzzle over what to wear on the weekends in warm weather, one of my first recommendations is always: start with…

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In my apartment, clothes hang packed like sardines on garment racks so strained that a gentle push could knock one over. When I can’t find even a small opening to hang my newest purchases, I know a closet clean-out is overdue. On the chopping block this season: pencil skirts. They’ve been pushed to the periphery by the various paperbag pants…

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Transitional weather can be difficult to dress for, but I see it as an opportunity to make full use of my wardrobe: here, a cold-weather sweater dress worn without dark base layers is calibrated for early spring with a pastel warm-weather swing jacket, and finished with seasonless sneakers. ASOS Design Swing Button Mac (size UK4) || Adidas Originals Pureboost X…

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When shopping offline, I tend to wander aimlessly and be moored occasionally by interesting fabrics and unique shapes, but browsing online is a more deliberate process guided by search terms and filters. The latter predictably produces more misses than hits, because it’s easy to distort two-dimensional images (e.g., color-correcting unflattering shades, and slimming tent-like shapes). I remind myself, when online…

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