Orange + Mint

Closet purges are a necessary evil and they offer cathartic pleasures for a (clothes) hoarder like me. I rediscovered a few older pieces during one such purge, including this formerly well-loved orange H&M top that hasn’t received much attention recently, and gave myself a one-month ultimatum to either re-wear them or donate them. Burberry London Mottram Trench | H&M Blouse… View Post

Tweed Jacket and Pleated Dress

The winner of the Min Edition giveaway is Ariana S. Please contact me by e-mail ( and provide me with your shipping address. Thanks, everyone, for entering!  ———————————————————————————————————————————– c/o Iconemesis Fifi Lapin Phone Case I have been using this Fifi Lapin phone case for a few months now and, once I overcame the initial disappointment in its workmanship (colors duller… View Post

Polka Dot Jeans

I bought these polka dot jeans from the Gap several months ago for pennies; I had unexpectedly come into a substantial amount of Gap Inc. rewards* and wandered into the store expecting to spend my windfall on new pajamas, only to walk out with two oversized shopping bags full of sale clothes instead.  *an aside: not completely unexpected as I… View Post

Blazer Vest and Boyfriend Jeans (+ Gap 1969 Boyfriend Jeans Review)

I’ve taken a strong liking to boyfriend jeans and have been wearing them and skinny jeans with equal frequency. I suppose what’s appealing to me about boyfriend jeans is that they come “broken in” and just seem more effortless than their boot cut or skinny siblings. Reception to my WIFW post on boyfriend jeans was mixed but I think my… View Post

Green and White Striped Skirt

I don’t normally discuss my off-blog activities on the blog (I know you don’t care where I vacation or what I do at work) but feel a few future posts necessitate a short explanation. For the next little while, you might see me in unseasonable (for NE winters) attire. I joined the snowbirds for two-ish weeks in November and it… View Post

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