Mixing Prints and Texture

A relative novice in mixing prints and textures, I am often more comfortable pairing a bolder print with a more subtle print. When I am feeling extra adventurous I add in a textured piece (like tweed) which adds interest but isn’t gaudy. What’s your rule for mixing prints and textures? Rugby shirt, Theory blazer, J. Crew skirt + bag, and…

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OOTD & J. Crew Extra 30% Off

Denim bottoms are typically reserved for Casual Fridays but for some reason no one seems to care when I wear chambray shirts and denim blazers during the week. I sometimes feel bad for jeans and their casual rep. And…let’s move on to more serious business. J. Crew is running an additional 30% off sale on their final sale products (use…

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The February Challenge: Day 14 : Pants Dilemma Revisited

Thank you all for your candid responses to an earlier post in which I sought out your advice for what I should do with my beloved Theory pants. Just as I was getting ready to hem it to ankle length, bf urged me to use the style snaps (which, btw, didn’t work for me; if you are interested in trying…

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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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OOTD: Deja vu

I haven’t been posting very many work outfits because they have been fairly uninspired. It’s hard to find motivation to dig through a room littered with clothes in the morning for an unexpected pairing. And while I love a classic silhouette, with my more relaxed work environment on most days I can get away with a somewhat creative outfit. So…I…

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