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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Trench Dress & Sweater Blazer

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued While COVID-19 is surging in many parts of the U.S., hospitalization and infection rates in CT have fallen fairly dramatically from April highs and the virus is on track to being contained (with a current Rt value of ~0.99, but it was at one time as low as 0.75) in…

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Fur Collar

Club Monaco‘s “End-of-Season Sale” is now live! Take an extra 40% off sale styles, no code needed; discount taken in cart. Use code FREESHIP for free shipping on orders over $150. The Lenoria Coat featured in this post is now only available online in very limited sizes, but you might check in stores for more sizes. My sale picks: Happy…

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Fall Pairing: Sweater Dress + Tall Boots

In cooler weather, battle-scarred veterans of harsh winters know to dress in cozy, peelable layers (with some exceptions); the irritation of freezing one minute then overheating the next is all too familiar to those who work outside the home. While current temperatures (low-40s to high-50s) do not necessitate puffer jackets or Uniqlo Heattech, this temperature swing introduces enough uncertainty that starting…

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Work Jogger

Wearing athleisure to work would have sounded preposterous to me three years ago, but I’ve slowly warmed to the idea. The weather is partially to blame for the increasingly relaxed silhouette of my work outfits, but on days when I am just holed up in my office, why shouldn’t I be free to explore the boundaries of a business casual…

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