Luxe Inspired “Dupes”: The Row, Celine & More

It’s been almost a year since my last luxe inspired post here, figured it was time for a 2024 edition. This list features classics like Celine and Loewe, along with the brand of the year, The Row. Note: I use the term “dupes” somewhat in jest – these…

2024 In & Out List

I’m about two months late for this type of post, but better late than never! With the weather slowly starting to get warm (albeit rainy as well), the switch away from heavy winter clothing has been on my mind. It’s so tempting to buy a bunch of new…

Quince vs Toteme Review: THE Scarf Jacket

I generally try to stay away from über trendy pieces, but couldn’t help myself when the season’s it (scarf) jacket popped up on Quince’s website for a fraction of Toteme’s $1,000+ price tag. While the grey with ivory stitching is the classic color combo, I opted for the…

The Ultimate Quince Review: A Roundup of 30+ Items

It’s been just over one year since my first Quince review. Since then, I have tried 30 (and counting) items from the brand, and figured it was time to do an ultimate round up of my thoughts. Though I’ve posted detailed reviews for many, I haven’t covered all…

2023 Year In Review

Happy almost new year! Keeping up with tradition, this post features hits, misses, and a reflection on shopping over the past year. You can find my previous year-in-review posts here. I’ll start with my hits and misses first! Hits White Button Down Shirts I’ve fully fallen down the…

What I Bought: Black Friday 2023

When looking back at my purchases, the discount amounts this year were not as exciting as prior years in terms of % off. However, most of the items I bought were either tried & true and/or a replacement. As such, I feel that this was one of the…


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