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Wearing Lately – Blacks

Sale PSA: Shopbop’s annual F&F sale has begun, for up to 30% off with code MAINEVENT16. There are some restrictions, but much less than with other sales. My picks include the always popular Acne Canada scarf, now in super soft cashmere, parkas from Mr. and Mrs. Italy (so hard to find on sale otherwise), Sorel boots, and this adorable Paul & Joe peeking kitty tote

A great cream Rag & Bone sleeveless top with black edging, now under $90, a lovely and warm toggle cape jacket from J.Crew, now 30% with free shipping for today only with code YESPLEASE, an adorable business card holder from Kate Spade, now under $23 (I have a thing for business card holders), and black lace up sandals from Sam Edelman, now under $100 (these have great reviews, which you can read here). 

Here are a few favorites I’ve picked up/tried out lately, which I just realized all happen to be black.

By far my favorite purchase lately as been this black ASTR dress. And, it’s now on sale for under $50 (I like this dress so much that I’ve considered buying a backup, but don’t want to be excessive).

This ASTR dress is not only super pretty, but also extremely comfortable – the under layer is stretchy and not confining, and of course the chiffon upper layer floats like a breeze. Since buying this dress, I’ve already worn it out multiple times – I keep going back to it, because it’s so easy to wear and accessorize. Continue Reading


Favorites of 2013

Happy holidays! I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season. We are at home in the Bay Area for Christmas for the first time in years, and it’s been great to have some time to relax and…