The Great American Fashion Retailer is challenged on all fronts: agile fast fashion purveyors have cornered the market on neophiles; rampant short-termism results in precipitous drops in stock prices after tepid quarters—and subsequent swift sales to larger holding companies (the number of public U.S. companies has dwindled dramatically since its 1997 high); large e-commerce sites are now the biggest fashion…

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J. Crew Chateau Parka in Stadium Cloth | UGG Classic Earmuff with Speaker Technology (also here) | Kate Spade Plaid Blanket Scarf | UGG Classic Smart Leather Gloves | Zara Sweater | Gap 1969 Legging Jeans | See by Chloé Poya Satchel | H&M Boots While wandering about town last weekend, I spotted no fewer than a dozen Chateau Parkas…

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This winter has been inconvenient, to say the least. Between the cold/snow/ice/general misery and many work and personal emergencies, blogging has sort of fallen by the wayside. I hope to blog more when the snow melts but in the meantime, here are some of my favorite snapshots of the world from the news. 1. Jane Goodall is Still Wild at…

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Burberry London Westland Trench (similar) |  Gap 1969 Always Skinny Jeans | Banana Republic Engineered Stripe Tee | Zipia Scarf (similar here) | See by Chloe Poya Satchel | Zara Court Shoes (similar) I wear some variation of the above outfit on a weekly basis; with a scarf change the outfit remains fresh to me and is casual but not sloppy.…

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 c/o Ann Taylor Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket | Cherrykoko Stripe Tee | Ann Taylor Modern Cropped Pants | J. Crew Panama Hat | See by Chloe Poya Satchel | Converse All Star Shoreline Sneaker I am not so eccentrically dressed that my outfits draw attention on their own. The attempt at surreptitious photo-taking, however, comes with inescapable catcalling and…

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