Start of Summer Sale Picks

Above: Header photo by Piotr Stefański via Unsplash. Happy Memorial Day Weekend – summer is officially here! If your inbox is anything like mine, it is getting inundated with a plethora of holiday weekend sales. Here’s a quick roundup of my personal, tried and true favorites that are…

Adidas Sambas & Gazelle Alternatives

Personally, I’m excited that slim profile sneakers are back in style – I generally find these to be the most comfortable and wearable, and bonus points for taking up less space when packed! However, as mentioned in my 2024 in & out list post, I wanted to avoid…

Midweek Musings

Header image photo by Masaaki Komori via Unsplash Watching Quiz Lady (trailer) on Hulu – I saw a bunch of TikTok ads for this movie but completely forgot to watch it until this past weekend. And what a funny, entertaining, and heartfelt ride! Loved seeing Awkwafina and Sandra…

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…


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