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Honest Thoughts On Classic Outerwear

Sale PSA: A bell sleeved fleece pullover from Gibson, now just $36 (I also like this lace up hoodie as well, under $52 – looks like something one of the Real Housewives would wear lounging, which to me is a plus), a pretty melange knit midi dress from Adrianna Papell, now under $90, and a pretty ruffle neck sweater from 3.1 Phillip Lim, now $180 (also, did I already link this scarf hem maxi dress from DVF? I thought I did, but can’t find it. Worth another mention, as it’s $240 and gorgeous). 

So, I own quite a few pieces of outerwear. A really shameful amount, considering that I live in California. And as fall is coming up, I thought I’d share my real, honest thoughts and experiences on a few so-called “classic” pieces – at least this way they’ll be going to some use, since it’s currently still in the high 70’s where I am right now.

1. Burberry Trench. Ahhh, the good ol’ Burberry trench. You know, personally I’ve tried to make a classic Burberry trench work on me so many times, but have yet to be successful. There’s always something off! I always hope that I’ll look just like Jessica Hart (I’m not quite sure why, since the rest of me does not) and it never works out. That being said, due to my frequent try ons, I have a few pieces of feedback:

A) don’t be pushed into buying one too tight, unless you only want to wear it over little cocktail dresses – I know it looks so nice and sleek all buttoned up and slim, but you want some room for sweaters. And breathing. Continue Reading

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Red suede lace up flats from Jimmy Choo, now 60% off (also check out their simpler patent companion pairs, now under $370),  a sexy bell sleeved dress from Milly, now 60% off (click on the pink for…

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Baby Times Two – 8 Week Update

Sale PSA: One of my favorite plain t’s, from Madewell, now just $16, a very pretty embroidered eyelet dress from Joie, now $131, an asymmetrical merino pullover (very flattering) from Eileen Fisher, now 50% off, and a striped shirtdress…

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Flat ivory Valentino Rockstud sandals, now 40% off, a great military green safari jacket from Theory, now 50% off, gorgeous beaded silk tassel earrings from Oscar de la Renta, now 50% off, and classic pure white Velcro…

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Gray velvet Joie Park skinny pants, now 40% off (these were almost entirely sold out during the Anniversary Sale and now are back in almost all sizes, which unfortunately I’ve seen happen with quite a few Anni.…

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A Good Time For Luxury Resale Buying (Update, 2017)

Sale PSA: Classic Tory Burch signature ballet flats, now 33% off, an organic linen crop sweater from Eileen Fisher, now under $90 (I tried this on and it’s a nice extra layer over dresses and tops), and kick flare…

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: The perfect white slouchy shorts from AG, now 30% off, a chic striped shirtdress from By Malene Birger, now $166 (I also like this oversized sweater, now under $200), and a simple striped off the shoulder dress…