J. Crew Bow-Shoulder Dress (+ Mid-Week Required Reading)

After a (long, at times seemingly endless) winter of living in muted colors, which mirrored my somber mood, I’ve been making an effort to dress more colorfully this summer. I recently added this J. Crew chartreuse sheath dress to my closet and couldn’t be more pleased with it. The color is a subdued green-yellow (in this order because it’s markedly…

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Shirtdress + Oxfords (Mid-Week Required Reading)

Shopping fell by the wayside between an impending move and the many adult milestones that I got to celebrate with friends. (Insert a potentially empty promise about blogging more regularly here.) I do want to share a recent purchase that I noticed was restocked in all sizes. After a lengthy search for the perfect shirt dress, I found the one…

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Stripe and Pleats (+ Weekend Required Reading)

This winter has been inconvenient, to say the least. Between the cold/snow/ice/general misery and many work and personal emergencies, blogging has sort of fallen by the wayside. I hope to blog more when the snow melts but in the meantime, here are some of my favorite snapshots of the world from the news. 1. Jane Goodall is Still Wild at…

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Endless Winter (+ Mid-Week Required Reading)

There’s an inconceivable amount of snow on the ground in my neck of the woods at the moment which makes taking outdoor photos an unattractive proposition. I am thankful that I have several dozen sets of unedited photos from earlier this year that I didn’t feel were blog-worthy, but in the absence of publishable material, are now looking pretty good.…

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Red, Yellow, and Black (+ Mid-Week Require Reading)

In addition to great reads, I also have a few great sales to share with you all. First, Kate Spade’s Surprise Sale is back! Dozens of great styles are up to 75% off. My picks: Charm City Ostrich Provence Bag (larger version; smaller version), Grant Street Mini Cassie Bag (tote version), Cove Street Provence Bag, Gold Coast Maryanne Bag (a…

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