Summersalt: A Late Summer Review

Summersalt Late Summer Swimsuit Review

Unlike most of the country, the San Francisco bay area doesn’t truly get summer-like weather until September at the earliest. When the Summersalt team reached out to me in August to partner, the timing was perfect given our late start! Like many, I’d been seeing their colorful Instagram ads pop up in my feed, and was excited to try on and review their popular Sidestroke and Swan Dive styles.

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Cuyana Oversized Alpaca Sweater Review

Cuyana Oversized Alpaca Sweater Review

Above: Top – Cuyana via Poshmark; Bottom – Mott & Bow jeans; Shoes – Birdies Ani Slides; Bag – Lo & Sons Pearl crossbody

As usual, I had been eyeing the Cuyana Oversized Alpaca Sweater for a while… I feel like this opening phrase is now standard for most of my review posts. I’m trying to be more conscious about what I add to my closet these past few seasons. I try to adhere to a one-in-one-out policy, though there are exceptions if I really love a piece and it’ll be something I wear regularly. When possible, I also try to buy second-hand – sometimes, this is my only choice if I’m looking for a retired piece like the retired Everlane silk tanks.

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Polène Numéro Un Mini: An Honest Review

Polene Numero Un Mini Review

After eyeing the Polène Numéro Un Mini for months, I finally took the plunge and bought a beautiful neutral colorway just in time for wedding season. While I have a few mini black bags for formal occasions, I didn’t have any that pair well with lighter colors in the summertime. As with my Polène Numéro Un, shipping from Spain was very prompt – I received my bag in San Francisco just 4 days after ordering. Now that I’ve used it for a month, I hope you find the following Polène Numéro Un Mini review helpful!

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Birdies Slippers Sizing, Care & Cleaning

Birdies Sizing & Care - Slides and Slippers

How do Birdies various styles fit compared to other popular brands like Rothy’s and Allbirds? As you know, I enjoyed my first pair of Birdies, reviewed here. I couldn’t resist their latest sale and picked up a few additional pairs – and hope this article will help others narrow down the sizing amongst their various slipper styles.

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The Best White T-Shirt: Everlane, Alternative Apparel & More

White Tee Showdown

Above: Mott & Bow Semi-Crop Noble Box Tee (c/o); Hudson Nico Jeans

Over the years, my work wardrobe has become more and more predictable. I mainly wear the same three items daily only slightly modified: white t-shirt, black jeans and flats or loafers. I’ve tried to spruce things up with a Rent the Runway Unlimited subscription or my shoe choice (like a colorful pair of Rothy’s or Birdies), but I more or less stick to the same.

Unsurprisingly, I’ve gathered quite a few white tees over the years and decided it was time to compare them to each other. Today, I’ll be reviewing:

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