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The In Case of Emergency Clothes

Sale PSA: A casual and versatile loose anorak from BP, now just $42 (an easy spring layer to consider),  classic Saint Laurent Tribute sandals in a great nude color, now 40% off (these are hard to find on sale!),  a wool and cashmere draped sweater vest with great reviews from Halogen, now $72, and tan slingback stack heeled sandals from Manolo Blahnik, now just $306 (I’d recommend a peek around the Neiman Marcus sale shoe section in general….lots of treasures with just a few random sizes left). 

I read this interesting article on Racked over the weekend, about getting rid of your “in case of emergency” clothes, and it got me thinking. In the article (which I’d recommend for a quick read), the author Alanna Okun talks about eliminating those items in your closet you’ve been keeping for random occasions, like black tie balls, super formal job interviews, or a skinnier former self. It inspired me to go through my closet and think about some of my own “In Case of Emergency Clothes” that I’ve been hoarding.

1. The I’m going to a fancy tea party dress. How many people do I know who throw fancy tea parties? Or heck, any sort of tea parties at all? I shouldn’t feel entitled to them, since my own social gatherings usually involve pizza. But I love Erdem and this is one of my favorite dresses so I opted to keep it. Besides, I love the lace. Continue Reading

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Wardrobe Recap: A Bigger Splash

Sale PSA: A perforated split shaft bootie from Dolce Vita, now under $90, a classic velvet cocktail dress from Caroline Issa/Nordstrom (love the slits), now 60% off, a navy embroidered dress from Parker, now just $150, and a lace…

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A Few More Shoes

Sale PSA: A chic smocked twill cream mini dress from Mother of Pearl, now under $300, a silk trim tuxedo jacket from Nordstrom Signature/Caroline Issa, now 60% off, soft black lace up boots from Corso Como, now under $140, and…

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Weekend Update

Sale PSA: A classic warm quilted anorak from Barbour, now under $250 (I have a version of this and love it, but this better because there’s no annoying belt) an adorable short down jacket from Moncler (I love the…

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Wish List – Spring 2017

Sale PSA: A great two tone cashmere/wool blend jacket from Lafayette 148, now 60% off, a simple corded lace mini dress from Rachel Zoe, now just $158, a mandarin collar extra long blouse from Eileen Fisher (this is the…

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The Bag Which Is Not A Birkin

Sale PSA: A classic boxy cashmere turtleneck from Nordstrom (I love the lines on this, looks like it’s from somewhere like The Row), now 40% off, truly excellent buckled leather pumps from Laurence Dacade, now 60% off (I really…

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Wardrobe Recap: By The Sea

Sale PSA: The classic waxed cotton jacket from Barbour, now 25% off, a black silk sleeveless maxi shirtdress from Equipment, now 60% off, a pretty fringed lace up dress from ALC, now 70% off (final sale though), and a very…