Floral Maxi Dress (Milumia Amazon)

There are innumerable fashion labels paddling their wares on Amazon, many of them sold by fly-by-night (third party) shops. In any case, my interest in them grew with time, and when emboldened by the promise of free returns and 2-day Prime shipping, I ordered a number of styles to try, and was pleasantly surprised by some of them. I picked…

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Fringe Fit & Flare Dress (+ Ann Taylor Mila Leather Pumps Review)

I’ve received a few requests for a review of these Ann Taylor leather pumps, so thought I’d discuss them again quickly in this post. Ann Taylor shoes run slightly large compared to the likes of Steve Madden and J. Crew, and the “Mila” runs true to size for Ann Taylor, so choose your size accordingly. (For example, I typically wear…

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Mustard

There are few things I enjoy wearing in the summer more than brightly colored one-pieces. This Everly Surplice Romper–with its cheerful color, lively dots, and flutter sleeves–caught my eye immediately, but the execution lacks finesse. Unless you are flat-chested, the surplice front will gape with movement. I learned, after flashing dozens of people in my first wear of this romper,…

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Millennial Pink

Millennial Pink is as mystifying and contentious as the generation it’s named after. Unlike Pantone colors, which have been standardized and can be calibrated for different color spaces, Millennial Pink is more inclusive, like the colors red and yellow. Most people associate it with those yellowish-orangish pink colors that often appear on Instagram, but many more blueless pinks have claimed…

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Camel // Navy

Mickey Drexler offered a mea culpa in the Wall Street Journal last month, and shortly after resigned as CEO, clearing the way for former West Elm executive James Brett to take the reins. This news, coupled with Jenna Lyons’s departure in April, heralds a new beginning (of the end?) for J. Crew, one with fewer stores, a shrunken print catalog,…

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