Menocore Lite

I’ve been talking breathlessly to friends about the quiet beach getaway that I am planning (and the cute beach dresses that I’ll finally get to wear) since this spring, just after I made my first vaccine appointment, but for various reasons the trip simply hasn’t materialized. And playing dress-up has been my coping mechanism: floaty white tunics, wide-leg linen pants,…

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Mint Sweater & Mom Jeans

I recently suffered one of the more serious injuries of my life: I stubbed my big toe, which, as it turns out, can be quite painful and persistent. I am on the mend, but one inconvenience is that I’ve had to temporarily renounce strappy open-toe shoes. What I have been wearing a lot of as a result are mules and…

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Tunic Sweater (+ Free People Ottoman Slouchy Tunic Review)

For fans of the Free People Ottoman Slouchy Tunic, which is one of my favorite transitional pieces, I recently found a (slightly) longer form (and much more affordable) option of the tunic. The material on the Calbetty sweater is a little thinner and has less structure (also might be more pill-prone than the FP version… I have only washed mine…

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Ways to Wear a Shacket

The “shacket”–a portmanteau of shirt and jacket–is less a hybrid of the two, and more a catchall term for buttoned garments that straddle the public and the private. Just as pandemic blur erased the line between days and months, gone is the practical difference between a shirt and a jacket. If you never leave the house, eventually everything becomes innerwear.…

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Pink Tulle & Polka Dot

The endless rose Polka Dot Mini Dress seen above is now on sale at Shopbop and sizes (XS-XL) are still complete; while the sale price of $63 is extremely reasonable, the dress does have some fit quirks: to start, the length is quite short, so may not be suitable for those who are tall or leggy. Additionally, because the crinkled… View Post

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