The  J. Crew Open-Front Sweater-Blazer has been a bestseller since its debut last fall, and I was happy to see the jacket updated and offered in pretty pastel colors for spring. The “new” sweater-blazer is constructed from a lighter cotton/polyester/wool blend (compared to the all-wool composition of the original) and has 3/4 sleeves, which are great for showing off fun…

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Ann Taylor is running yet another 50% off sale: take 50% off everything and enjoy no-minimum free shipping with code COZYUP until 12:00 AM PT 12/08/17. The Wool Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater (wearing size XXSP below) show in this post is now ~$35 with the additional discount, and still available in five colors online.  More picks: Ruffle Sleeve Sweater (restocked in…

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A work staple, J. Crew’s Long-sleeve Multicolored Tweed Dress with Fringe in Navy Multi Tweed, is currently on sale for $50 (an exceptional value, imo); sizes are complete in regular but limited in petite. I went up two sizes for a roomier fit, but the dress fits about a full size smaller in the torso than comparable J. Crew styles…

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Zara Printed Blouse | Ann Taylor Kate Refined Flare Trousers | Burberry Mottram Trench (new version here) | Chanel Jumbo Flap | Miu Miu Taupe Pumps (similar here and here) I meant to share these pictures sooner because I am such a fan of the Ann Taylor Kate Refined Flare Trousers featured in this post but didn’t. These pants have…

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Whenever someone asks me for a basic tote recommendation, I almost always recommend the Madewell Transport Tote. It is all leather, well made, reasonably priced, and free of the kitschy details that render a bag passé after some time. The Transport Tote has emerged as the ultimate bag for casual affairs thanks to its legion of fashionable fans and is…

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