Tunic Sweater & Faux Fur Coat (+ Free People Ottoman Slouchy Tunic Review)

A review of the Free People Ottoman Slouchy Tunic: It’s the perfect wear-anytime piece. The heavier weight ribbed-knit provides the tunic structure. It’s hardly buttery-soft, but is without a hint of itch.

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Sherpa Jacket

I got “dressed up” to take these photos in the yard last fall, because indoor lighting was unjustly harsh to this sherpa jacket with faux leather trim, a style from several seasons ago that is still sold at Amazon in three colorways and a range of sizes (XS-L). This bomber jacket in moppy fleece has a bulky silhouette, but is…

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Cropped Cardigan & Plaid Skirt

I “discovered” a public green space in my town this spring that is connected to the outside world by a single unpaved (winding! dead-end!!) road. For a few weeks it felt like my backyard since I was often the only one there. I stopped going regularly over the summer when people started showing up (not in vast numbers, but enough…

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Review: L.L.Bean Sherpa-Lined Hoodie

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One index term that makes my eyes light up is “fleece-lined” (or, better yet, shearling-lined… swoon). I can’t tell you how many of my purchases are driven by or sealed with this detail; it’s my second favorite keyword, just after “zippered pockets.” In my closet are fleece-lined leggings (would recommend…

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Review: J.Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress

When I can’t be in head-to-toe sweats, I have been falling back on sweater dresses, an always cozy but still presentable option. One new(ish) addition to my closet is the J. Crew Long-sleeve Everyday Cashmere Crewneck Dress: it’s not particularly exciting, but is a solid everyday basic that is easy to dress up–or down. FIT The cut is slim but…

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