Dramatic temperature swings have defined the first weeks of spring this year. But, for a brief moment last week, it felt like summer. I was ecstatic for the chance to wear all of my new warm weather favorites, and to be able to share some of them with you in partnership with Ann Taylor. c/o Ann Taylor Linen Blend Ruffle…

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Nearly a year ago, J. Crew announced that it had trademarked its own Hallmark holiday, designating March 31 “National Stripes Day.” And fashion media ate it up, giving the retailer tons of free, positive press. Never one to let a perfectly good (made up) holiday pass me by, I will happily wear stripes on National Stripes Day (not that anyone…

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Amid tepid performances in every retail segment, Urban Outfitters managed to grow its 4Q sales by 5.7%, helped most by an 8% increase in comparable sales at Free People. I can’t say I am particularly surprised by UO’s performance in recent quarters, as I have contributed substantially to its growth in recent months. Les Wexner, chairman/CEO of L Brands (admittedly…

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Things didn’t take long to hit bottom after the season’s first snow. This week, temperatures fell into the teens, bringing with it general misery. I gave serious thought to wearing snow pants to the office, but by the end of the morning’s first hot chocolate, I was able to talk myself down to just wearing fleece-lined tights under wool trousers.…

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Neiman Marcus is running another double gift card event (ends 11/14/17 at 10PM CT): earn up to $600 in gift cards (on a $2000 purchase; minimum spend is $250 for a $25 gift card) when you purchase styles from both the apparel and shoes or handbags departments, and use code TOGETHER at checkout. Qualifying items are designated with pink text…

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