Red, Yellow, and Black (+ Mid-Week Require Reading)

In addition to great reads, I also have a few great sales to share with you all. First, Kate Spade’s Surprise Sale is back! Dozens of great styles are up to 75% off. My picks: Charm City Ostrich Provence Bag (larger version; smaller version), Grant Street Mini Cassie Bag (tote version), Cove Street Provence Bag, Gold Coast Maryanne Bag (a…

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Metallics and Pastels (+ Zara Messenger Bag with Metallic Fastener Review)

This outfit is from a few weeks ago (still working to clear a three-week backlog but I am in full on winter mode at this point; wool coat, gloves, boot socks, thermals, the whole nine yards). This Alice + Olivia shimmery number is one of my favorite purchases last year (though sadly did not make the top 10) but I’ve…

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Cozy Sweaters for Fall: Zara

From left to right: Cable-Knit Sweater | Cable Knit Sweater | Boys’ Knitted Sweater I’ve been actively looking for durable cable knit sweaters with a narrow gauge since last winter but my efforts were repeatedly thwarted by poor timing and unrealistic expectations. My search continues this fall and I suspect this will turn into a multi-part series so have designated…

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Happy Election Day!

For those of you who are US citizens, happy election day! Polls will be open in all states by 7 or 8AM local time – you can find out how late each polling place will remain open here. If you are unsure where to vote, you can use this nifty tool – just enter your location – to look up…

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Trying the Rachel Zoe Collection

I used to watch Rachel Zoe’s show on Bravo sporadically and appreciated her eye for fashion but when I first heard about her foray into an eponymous clothing brand, I was a bit skeptical. It did, however, pique my interest and I’ve been keeping a close eye on a few items in the event that they get heavily discounted. I…

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