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October 2017

Style

Real or Imaginary

Sale PSA: A fox fur and cashmere wrap from Annabelle with great reviews, now 40% off, a high neck embroidered midi dress from ASTR, now under $45, a pretty silk midi dress from 10 Crosby Derek Lam, now 40% off, and a very pretty lace overlay LBD from DVF (perfect for holiday parties), now 40% off (I also like this lace pencil skirt, now 55% off, and gray walking coat, 50% off, both from DVF). 

One of my favorite threads on The Purse Forum (don’t pretend like you don’t read it) is one in the Wardrobe section, about whether you shop for your real or imaginary lifestyle (the originator of the thread, by the way, Sarah, has her own blog too).

My fantasy life includes a resort destination and a flat stomach

I love the line about real vs imaginary because I think it so encompasses a common wardrobe problem that most of us (or at least I) have – that we shop for some fictional self that swans about at formal events all the time, or that lives in a super cold icy tundra half the year, and a really glamorous resort destination the other half. I recently became acutely aware that I am also suffering from “imaginary life” syndrome when I took stock of all the items I purchased while pregnant, which included: Continue Reading

Life

Weekend Update

Sale PSA: A chambray peplum top from FRAME, now 40% off, a great gray reversible shearling coat from Yves Soloman, now 55% off (still pricey though!), slightly high waist skinny jeans from LIVERPOOL with great reviews, now under $60,…

Style

The New Item Ritual

Sale PSA: A very cute pullover sweater from Madewell with tie-off sleeves, now under $50, a chic tie front shirt dress from Pleione, now just $48, Aquazurra fringe block heel pumps, now just $239, and classic tan and black…

Life

Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Easy stretch twill skinny pants from Wit and Wisdom with GREAT reviews, now just under $35, a pretty ruffled denim jacket from Scripted, now $150 (I also like the ) a metallic mini dress from DVF, perfect…

Beauty

Lash It Out

Sale PSA: Block heel booties with great reviews from Hinge, now under $80,  cropped leather pants from IRO, now 60% off (I also like this great cashmere blend jumpsuit, which looks super comfy), a cashmere cold shoulder tunic from Vince,…

Life

Weekend Update

Sale PSA: A pretty little black ruffled dress from DVF, now 55% off/under $150, a black leather jacket with dark hardware from Helmut Lang, now 57% off (also a great cropped nude version here), an embroidered minidress from Free…

Style

The Hermes Constance Bag

Sale PSA; A gorgeous leather trimmed shearling coat from Maje (I love this and it’s now on my winter wish list), for 25% off, a pretty romper I’ve recommended before from Alice & Olivia, now under $100, sleek bootcut…