Review: J. Crew Sophie Open-Front Sweater-Blazer // New Lightweight Sweater-Blazer

The  J. Crew Sophie Open-Front Sweater-Blazer has been a bestseller since its debut last fall, and I was happy to see the jacket updated and offered in pretty pastel colors for spring. The “new” sweater-blazer is constructed from a lighter cotton/polyester/wool blend (compared to the all-wool composition of the original) and has 3/4 sleeves, which are great for showing off… View Post

(MOAR) Ruffle Sleeves

  Happy Last-Day-of-Fall! Here’s an outfit from warmer days. While the Halogen Ruffle Sleeve Sweater seen here is already sold out online (very limited sizes still available at Nordstrom Rack), the design (by Endless Rose) that Halogen copied is still available (and on sale!) at Bloomingdale’s (with extra discounts if your order exceeds $300). I feel very lucky to have… View Post

Yew Green

Ann Taylor is running yet another 50% off sale: take 50% off everything and enjoy no-minimum free shipping with code COZYUP until 12:00 AM PT 12/08/17. The Wool Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater (wearing size XXSP below) show in this post is now ~$35 with the additional discount, and still available in five colors online.  More picks: Ruffle Sleeve Sweater (restocked in… View Post

Work Outfits Recap

Another work week, another work outfits roundup. Because the last post had been so well received, I may increase the frequency of these outfit recap posts. Though I am unsure about the sustainability of a more frequent posting schedule, as I can see myself losing all motivation to get dressed for vanity at some point this winter and just start… View Post

Tie Waist Skirt

Office wear, like all workwear, is purposely boring; after all, its goal is to promote conformity. Modern office wear is more colorful and newly infused with idiosyncrasy, but there is a point at which you struggle to get excited about a pencil skirt, no matter how brightly-colored and unusually-textured it is. Sometimes a piece doesn’t even have to deviate much… View Post

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