I like to describe my own style as “classic with a twist,” and what it entails is taking a classic (i.e., basic) combination and tweaking some of the elements to jazz up the look. Take an outfit comprising staples like a striped top and skinny jeans, which is my go-to for getting coffees or having brunch with friends; it serves…

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2018 has been the year of impulsive, frivolous purchases. Because nearly all of my big-ticket purchases didn’t pan out, I ended up spending on many smaller, unplanned items. There are some gems, though, which I highlight below: ——————–  Quay Australia My Girl Sunglasses  ——————– Measured by the usual yardsticks of UV-protection and polarization, these Quay sunglasses really can’t compete against…

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If November is “the Norway of the year,” then December is Alaska. (And January Antarctica.) Getting dressed ceases to be fun and instead becomes a logistical nightmare wherein I try to imagine an outfit for the day’s highs (20) and lows (14), realize I can’t (because going outside when it’s below freezing is cruel), and contemplate just staying in bed with…

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