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Wardrobe Resolutions – 2016

Each year, I do some wardrobe resolutions for myself in January, to help me stick to some general style goals throughout the year. After some thought, these are mine for 2016…I’d love to hear yours!

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1. Dress up more. In the months leading up to having baby Feather, I basically lived in gigantic jersey tent dresses. And then right afterwards, more muumuu like apparitions…and…pajamas. I remember the first time I put on an actual fitted dress and heeled shoes – it was a month or so after, and I thought I’d be so uncomfortable, after months of leggings. And yup, it was a little uncomfortable – hey, I hadn’t worn anything fitted in half a year! But it actually felt really good, to be dressed nicely and not be afraid of running into someone I knew and needing to blurt out, “I don’t usually look like this…I just had  a baby!”. Being pregnant made me really appreciate my “old” body, the one that fit some of the beautiful items that I had neglected, hanging in the closet. I’m determined to wear some more of those items. In the Bay Area, almost every destination and occasion is casual clothing appropriate…but I’ll try to not always go that route. Continue Reading

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2014 Wardrobe Resolutions: Final Results

I promised an update to my 2014 Wardrobe Resolutions earlier last week, with some special detail paid to Resolution #3 (25 items or less). Let’s see how I did, shall we? Resolution #1: Closet trim down. Done. Lots of…

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Wardrobe Staple: The Summer Dress

Every year, I go through the same ordeal of finding a few perfect summer dresses for my closet. There’s always a few that need to be retired due to wear and tear, shrinkage, etc, so I view it as basic…

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Reader Question: Cross-Body Bags

Recently I’ve received a few questions about cross-body bags – here’s a sampling: Via Jackie: I was wondering if you could recommend cross-body bags? I want to invest in one (maybe up to $2000 USD) that will go with…

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Notes from Paris – The Loved Chanel

Bonjour from Paris! I was on a no rain, no snow streak for my last four trips during winter here…only to have my record finally broken. I was rained on and almost slipped in a puddle heading to the Metro.…