Massimo Dutti, the more sophisticated if slightly reserved older sister of Zara, shares Zara’s clean lines but is more expensive (I suspect because of better construction). The first MD store in the U.S. opened last October but I am already a convert. J. Crew Tippi Sweater in Swiss Dot (sold out) | H&M Denim Shirt (similar) | Zara Coat with…

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Being snowed in (statewide driving ban) was not my idea of fun but I finally tidied up my messy living space and organized boxes of old clothes that I recently discovered (a clear sign that I have too much clothes). I don’t normally enjoy the cleaning process but the end result is gratifying. If you were impacted by Nemo, what…

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It was unseasonably warm earlier this week in parts of New England (mid-50’s!!! I was about to break out the midriff-baring tops). There’s nothing like an anomaly in weather patterns to make me long for breezy summer afternoons. Happy Friday/February, everyone! J. Crew Lady Day Coat (2010 version) | J. Crew Faded Chambray Popover (Factory version here) | J. Crew…

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******In case you are not tired of shopping, the Target x Neiman Marcus collection is now 70% off in select stores****** Happy New Year, everyone! J. Crew coat (from 2010; this year’s version here), Uniqlo turtleneck, H&M blazer + gloves (similar), Free People skirt (from last year; similar here), See by Chloe bag, HUE tights, and Valentino shoes

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My friend Cat, a longtime J. Crew fan who also dabbled in various designer and contemporary brands, cleaned out her closet recently and sold off a few older styles that she no longer needed. I happily swooped in and picked up several pieces that I missed out on the first time around (like the felted wool mini worn in this…

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