Best Crop Tee: Mott & Bow

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued Reasonable t-shirts (i.e., affordable and comfortable) are fairly plentiful, but finding one that’s proportional for someone short is more challenging. So I was very excited to find the Mott & Bow Noble Boxy Semi-Crop Tee, which is 100% cotton, incredibly soft, and the perfect length on 5’2 me. It’s not…

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Striped Sweater

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued As I now spend my days just putzing around my apartment, I have been wearing mostly oversized tops (like the striped sweater pictured in this post), which I have been trying to pass off as house dresses. Pre-corona, I liked these slouchy cuts because they pair easily with shorts or…

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Mystery Blue

One of the few perks (if not the only perk) of having been the same size since ~13 is that the participation t-shirts and embroidered sweatpants that I amassed from school/sports in my child- and young adult-hoods still fit. So it wasn’t until a few years ago that I finally needed to buy activewear (I am often surprised by how…

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Mélange (+ Lioness Palermo Blazer Review)

For those looking for an affordable alternative to the Balmain Double-breasted Wool Blazer, you might consider the Lioness Palermo Blazer, which has faults but is a reasonable option considering the price point. At $88.00, the Palermo Blazer is reasonably-priced; if possible, coincide your purchase with a Shopbop store-wide event. It’s no steal, though: The 100% polyester shell can start to look…

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Casual Lace

Just what is going on at J.Crew?! After my last rant, I became convinced that Mickey Drexler was setting up the pieces to retake the reins. Then news broke a few days ago that the man has suddenly decided to “retire.” Couldn’t he have retired a few months earlier? Before he (purportedly) drove Jim Brett out, with such ferocity that…

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