Wide-Leg Denim Shorts

The wide-leg denim short is one 90s trend that never went away in my closet. The relaxed silhouette accommodates my muscular thighs better, and allows for freer movement compared to its more restrictive siblings. Recently I have been wearing them with (my many) Polo Ralph Lauren oxford shirts (another blast from the past; more on that in another post) or…

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Spring Tweed: Sister Jane Trifle Tweed Mini Dress

My favorite fashion trend for spring is the exaggerated puff sleeve, which is part of the “romantic” wave that also brought back bustier tops and full skirts. One of the pieces I recently “invested” in is this dramatic Trifle Tweed Mini Dress (also sold here and here), which evokes a Regency-era sensibility (i.e., an empire silhouette) and incorporates the shorter…

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Chambray Blazer

One home design trend that I’ve warmed to is the hat gallery wall. It’s not an especially compelling aesthetic decision, but one that seems functional for those (like me) who have more hats than they know what to do with. The latest addition to my straw hats collection is the Madewell Stampede-Strap Straw Boater Hat (seen above), which is now… View Post

Printed Off-the-Shoulder Dress

The official start of summer is still two weeks ago, but the sprinkling of 90-degree days heralds a scorcher of a summer. The question, as always, remains: what to wear? On the weekends, I have been loving the effortlessness of lightweight (and often flowy) printed dresses. They don’t require much styling, and are as practical as they are stylish. Here…

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Bright White & Faux Tortoiseshell

Has the sleeveless button front dress become more ubiquitous than usual? Sure, it’s a timeless style that gets recycled every year, but I am seeing it everywhere this spring. I am not complaining, though, as the current crop features slightly longer hemlines and a more streamlined shape, making them appealing to all age groups. Here are a few more options… View Post

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