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2018 Wardrobe Resolutions

Sale PSA: Pedro Garcia Yanni sandals, now 60% off, the “Elevated” style over the knee boot from Stuart Weitzman, now 40% off, beautiful silk lace up sandals from Alexandre Birman, now under $260 (also on sale at Nordstrom, but almost entirely sold out), and an adidas Originals hoodie, now under $50 (one of my favorite bumming around the house items, even if a friend did say I looked like an aspiring Kardashian)

Happy 2018! Did you have a good holiday? I performed my normal NYE routine (post children) of celebrating promptly at east coast time (aka 9 PM my time) and then eating chocolate and going to bed. My husband and I talked about whether we’d ever go out and stay up past midnight like we used to. Maybe one day. But I kind of like getting a lot of sleep. We’ll see.

Below are my 2018 wardrobe resolutions for the year…all of them are kind of related.

1. Get out of my mommy rut. I have accumulated quite the collection of leggings and hoodies, it’s really quite shameful. Compounding matters is the fact that I have quite a lot of pretty, semi-delicate items (my kind of new Constance, my favorite Simon Miller, these pretty Pedro Garcia heeled mules I just ordered because my other pairs of Pedros are comfortable and I figured these must be too) and they’re kind of just mostly sitting in my closet. This year, I vow that I will use these items more. I always feel better about myself when I do.

2. Have more fun. Even so-called “classic” items can feel stale after a while due to a certain cut, material, etc. So why not enjoy some trendy pieces? We have our whole lives to go back to classic, no? Whereas I feel like I’ve already aged out of a bunch of trends (I observe crop tops only from a very safe distance). Continue Reading


2017 Wardrobe Resolutions

Sale PSA: A faux leather black moto jacket from BLANKNYC (a great inexpensive option), now just under $60, a great chunky black cashmere scarf from Madeleine Thompson, now 50% off (I’m very tempted by this), a bell sleeved flounce…


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! 1. Dress up more. In the…

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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 Resolutions 2015

I started doing wardrobe resolutions in the beginning of January a few years ago (you can read 2014’s here), and it’s been interesting for me to go back to each one at the end of each year. I have…


Beauty Resolutions

A reader (hi S!) recently wrote me about my 25 item wardrobe resolution for 2014, and how that might extend to skincare/beauty. This was a question that I struggled a bit to answer, because I actually already have a…