Review: Senreve Midi Maestra Bag

For those of you who are interested in the Maestra, many Senreve bags are currently on sale–20%-30% off–at Neiman Marcus. Senreve‘s Maestra Bag, released in 2016 as the DTC brand’s first product, is an ambitious undertaking: the company’s founders set out to create a stylish laptop bag (already a tall order) that can transition easily from work to weekend. In…

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Shawl Collar Wrap Coat

Until the end of today (03/18/2020), take up to an extra 70% off sale styles at Ann Taylor with the purchase of 3 or more items. Shipping is free on all orders. While the Herringbone Shawl Collar Wrap Coat pictured here is only available in (very) limited sizes online, this is still a fun sale to browse. Some closet favorites…

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Wear It Five Ways: Tweed Coat

One of my spring wardrobe staples is this super versatile tweed coat (also here): it is warm enough for chilly mornings during transitional weather, but not so bulky as to be shapeless. This statement coat also pulls together outfits in an instant and energizes even the most tired of ensembles (I am looking at you, white-blouse-and-jeans). I have also been…

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Leather Skirt with Suspenders

One impulsive fast fashion purchase that I made last season was this Faux Leather Mini Skirt with Suspenders (sold out; similar here and here). There’s something compellingly wearable and very current about a mini skirt with suspenders, updated in leather (and not just because a similar style appeared in the Hermès F/W 2020 show–or the BCBG F/W 2016 show). For…

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Perfect Alignment: Pleated Plaid Skirt & Wrap Collar Coat

There are a few useful rules of thumb for choosing what coat to wear with an outfit: the one I follow (almost) religiously calls for pairing skirts and coats that are similar in length (ideally the skirt is an inch or so longer than the coat, allowing a little bit of the hem to peek through when the coat is…

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