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Weekend Update

1. I haven’t had time to take photos of this on yet, but before it gets too warm I wanted to share my favorite new little black jacket, via Helmut Lang, that I purchased as a comfortable but still dressy alternative to the classic black blazer for work.

I love my Helmut Lang “Villous” sweatshirt that I’ve now had for close to two years, but a sweatshirt is a sweatshirt, and the material is undeniably in the hoodie family.

I didn’t expect this Helmut Lang “Sonar” blazer to be almost as comfortable – but it is! The fabric is a super soft wool, very cozy – yet the jacket is still fully lined, with functioning buttons at the wrists. It’s dressy enough to take formal meetings in, and you can drape it multiple ways.

I adore this blazer and it’s one of those really comfortable, easy pieces that you can wear to work and also throw on over a dress. One of my favorite Helmut Lang purchases to date.

2. Last week I shared a very long Vanity Fair article about the Murdoch/Deng scandal, and this week I’m back with yet another Vanity Fair gossipy and long read – this time about the Sergey Brin/Google Glass affair mess. An interesting read on several levels (romance! our mortality!) and one that’s set in my own backyard… though the most exciting scandal going on in my life right now is a defection from my former favorite beef noodle soup house after a change of chefs. Continue Reading


Grouchy Morning Items

As the weather has been getting dramatically colder and as I’ve been having more early morning meetings scheduled, I’ve found myself waking up occasionally in a….very grouchy state. On these days, there’s no way that you’ll find me in…


Helmut Lang Sonar Cardigan – Review

Today I wanted to share a quick review on a really nice Helmut Lang cardigan I recently came across. I’ve been on the hunt for a great black cashmere boyfriend cardigan, and though this number didn’t quite fit that…


Statement Necklaces

I have always admired costume jewelry but rarely purchase it. I honestly don’t have a great “eye” for finding fabulous costume items, and the pieces I’ve liked in the past have all been fairly expensive (Chanel, Oscar de la…


Jacket Reviews – Helmut Lang

I am always on the lookout for an excellent black jacket, since over time I’ve realized that they are by far the outerwear item I wear the most. Like a little black dress, I like to have a variety…