I read an interesting article the other day that decried the popularization of designer collaborations with high-street retailers and claimed that “fashion” has become philistine and too accessible. I am personally a fan of designer collaborations and look forward to the abundance of cheap(er) and eclectic collections slated to hit shelves in the coming months (in particular the Forever 21…

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I picked up the Lady Jacket in Double-Serge Wool (in a bulk order I will eventually review in full) back in September for my mom as cropped jackets are flattering on her smaller-shouldered frame. When I received it in the mail, I was struck by how eerily familiar the material was to me. A quick look in my closet revealed…

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Red and green are an unlikely pair – they are one of those duos that are better apart than together as the combination reminds many of Christmas. We all know holiday colors are seasonal at best – the orange and black of Halloween draw comparisons to jack-o’-lanterns while pink and red together is often too romantic for any day except…

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I noticed some new markdowns on the J. Crew website this morning – you can take 30% off sale styles with OURTREAT at checkout. Some coats are newly discounted, like the Mod Coat, the Slim Trench, the Tipped Peacoat, the Majesty Peacoat, and the Icon Trench in Wool-Cashmere. ————————————————————————————————————— I cannot overstress the importance and value of an exceptional coat.…

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Interested in the J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer? Find styling tips here and see the difference between regular and petite here. I am something of a blazer fiend and recently fell in love with colorful blazers. One of my favorite purchases this month is this Banana Republic blazer in a cheerful coral color. I can’t find it online but have been…

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