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September 2016

Life

Weekend Update

1. I wanted to share a great top I recently got, as I noticed that sizes were starting to go – this black blouse, from Trouve.

 

I normally don’t gravitate towards items with slits that make it difficult to wear a normal bra, but was needing a black blouse to tuck into skirts and pants that didn’t look too mumsy. I liked the tucked in hem of this blouse, and the cut was just loose enough to be comfortable (I took an XXS). The only negative is that it’s polyester – I would have gladly paid more for silk! Just a recommendation for anyone looking for a sexier black blouse option.

2. Have any of you been following the Vogue vs bloggers controversy? I just got caught up to date – there’s a good summary of the debate here, via Fashionista. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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3. If you’re going to read one article I recommend this week, it should be this one, via The NY Times – The Defiant Socialite. I know that many of you love these gossipy reads (as I do) and the subject, Dede Wilsey, is fascinating. Continue Reading

Beauty

Favorite Skincare Products – Fall 2016

I thought I’d share some of my latest skincare (and one beauty) favorites today, as I’ve been trying out a lot of new items lately (my skin keeps getting drier and drier!). When I was putting together this post,…

Life

Weekend Update

1. Have you all already checked out the exclusive J.Crew x Net-A-Porter collection? There’s quite a few great items in there, and I noticed that one of my favorites – this striped tee with polka dot tulle trim, has…

Life

Favorite Baby Products

Today I want to share with you some of my favorite baby products, that I’ve found over the past year. This post is long overdue and I apologize – I kept wanting to add more and more things to…

Life

Weekend Update

1. Please meet the newest object of my shoe obsessions: these truly fabulous Gucci block heel fringed pumps. You may recall I have the Marmonts – I actually like these even more, because of the horsebit detail. Agh!! I already…

Style

On Minimalism

The other day someone asked me how I was doing on my 30 item a year resolution, and I realized that I actually had no idea. I have to admit that 2016 so far has been such an adjustment for…

Life

Weekend Update

1. Every September, I start to go crazy over outerwear (even though this is the month when we typically get some super hot days in the Bay Area). Right now I’m quite obsessed with this beautiful blue coat, from Max…