Black Down Coat

Now that you’ve finished shopping for others, get ready to shop for yourself! I have a number of after-Christmas shopping posts teed up for later this week (/next week), so check back then if you are looking to shop. In the meantime, some retailers have already upgraded their existing sales, including SSENSE, where sale styles are now up to 70%…

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Weekend Uniform

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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Year in Review: Favorite Purchases of 2018

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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Striped Sweater + Winter Parka

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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