February Challenge : The Current Damage

Now that we’ve crossed the midway point, I thought I would do a mid-month evaluation. The two objectives of the challenge were: wear more old stuff and buy less new stuff. I’ve done a pretty good job of wearing older items that haven’t seen the light of day in months but am tanking the other part of the challenge. I…

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The February Challenge: Day 7 : Nude + Gingham

(I am trying to post chronologically but it’s proven difficult to do with my leaving the camera memory card all over the place so I am posting as I edit them. My apologizes) My wardrobe is a cautionary tale for impromptu purchases. Many of my “former flames” are rarely worn because of various issues with fit and this Dolce &…

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The February Challenge: Day 6 : Fanfare & Townhouse

The ASOS pussybow dress seen here hasn’t been worn in several months. It was one of the items that I had picked for the 30×30 challenge that I did last summer and was then relegated to the back of my closet once the challenge ended. A simple two-tone dress is the ideal blank canvas to paint on; belt it to…

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Review: J. Crew No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Double-Serge Wool

I feel less guilty when I splurge on “work” clothes so that splinter accounts for a huge chunk of my clothing bill every month. My latest splurge are these neon colored pencil skirts from J. Crew. I didn’t get a very good discount on them but expect to get quite a bit of wear out of them after my February…

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The February Challenge: Day 5 : Hemming Woes

I bought these Theory pants last summer and briefly contemplated doing my own DIY hem but abandoned the plan at the eleventh hour because I didn’t have enough confidence to operate on such a fine piece of garment. Ann Taylor blouse, J. Crew coat, Theory pants, Ziginy shoes, and Prada bag I also haven’t decided how much to hem it…

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