Nuuly Clothing Rental: An Honest Review

Nuuly, launched in 2019, is a clothing rental subscription leveraging inventory from the entire URBN family of brands: Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie & BHLDN, Free People & FP Movement. Over the last few years, their inventory has expanded significantly, covering casual vacation wear to formal events. They also have…

Quince Cropped Mongolian Cashmere Cardigan Review

Last updated on September 13th, 2023 at 08:44 amIt is officially pumpkin spice season, and despite the still-warm weather, fall is around the corner. While I wasn’t impressed by Quince’s famous $50 cashmere sweater (reviewed here), I’ve had great luck with their other knit pieces. I’ve previously eyed…

Polene Ilo Tote Review

Early this summer, I immediately placed a pre-order for Polene’s newest tote – the Ilo – when it was announced. I was hopeful to finally find a low-profile, structured yet lightweight tote that could fit my sizable work laptop. It arrived in July, and I’ve been using it…

Quince 14K Gold Jewelry & Accessories Reviews

Yes, another Quince review! After trying many of their most popular clothing items, I wanted to explore their jewelry and accessories. When it comes to jewelry, I’m fairly basic – I tend to wear the same 14K stud earrings daily and rotate through 3-4 delicate necklaces. In an…

Weekend Musings

Header photo by Connor Jalbert on Unsplash Hope your summer has been going well! It’s been a hot few weeks, but a welcome heat after the chilly June we had. Watching While I didn’t partake in the double feature Barbenheimer trend this past weekend, I did watch Oppenheimer,…

AmEx Saks Credit: Favorites Under $50

Lured by a shiny 150K mile sign-on bonus, I caved and opened my first American Express card late last year. The Amex Platinum has a very hefty annual fee at $695 – so maximizing all the various partner credits has been key to making it worthwhile. Thankfully, I’ve…

Looking Forward to Wearing: Summer 2023

Summer has been off to a cooler start this year in California – but we’re slowly getting there. Here’s what I’m most looking forward to wearing in the coming months: Patterned Button-Downs I stumbled onto the brand Brava Fabrics recently while walking around central Madrid. They are a…


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