Memorial Day Weekend 2023 Sale Picks

For those in a shopping mood, I’ve compiled a broad list of tried and true favorites – plus a few new additions. Memorial Day Weekend Sales Everlane Everlane’s sale features hundreds of styles up to 30% off, for both women and men. It’s a great opportunity to stock…

Luxe Inspired “Dupes”: Prada, Hermes, Chanel & More

Last updated on April 25th, 2023 at 09:16 pmAbove: Image from Bottega Veneta Welcome to the third installment of my “luxe-inspired” series. As mentioned in my pervious posts (one and two), I use the term “dupe” here a bit facetiously. These are not true dupes, but rather contemporary…

How to Spot a Fake Polene Bag

Last updated on August 5th, 2023 at 11:58 amPolene’s popularity has been increasing steadily over the past few years, but especially more recently with its fame on TikTok. Unfortunately, with that popularity, comes the trickiness of navigating secondhand marketplaces for a great deal on the brand. Even with…

What I Bought: Black Friday 2022

My shopping was rather minimal during the proper Black Friday timeframe – which is a good sign! While I certainly took advantage of sales for gifting, I ultimately didn’t buy too much for myself. So for this list, I also included items from early-November sales, which I felt…

2022 Holiday Sales Guide

Last updated on November 25th, 2022 at 11:00 amAbove: Photo from Heidi Fin via Unsplash. Tis the season! If your inbox is like mine, you’ll notice that Black Friday sales are already in full swing. It’s always tough to keep track of the flurry of sales, so I…

Commercial Break: October Sales

Header photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash There are a surprising number of sales going on at the moment! I feel like it’s normally quiet between Labor Day and Black Friday, but these sales are great news if you’re still looking to stock up on fall favorites. My…

A Shopping Guide to Silver Lake, Los Angeles

Last updated on October 14th, 2022 at 09:51 pmAbove: Photo by Alex Gudino via Unsplash In 2021, we spent a month at an Airbnb in the LA neighborhood of Silver Lake, located in the eastern part of the city just north of the downtown area. In addition to…

Looking Forward to Fall: 2022 Edition

Above: Clockwise from top right – & Other Stories Trousers, Everlane Sweater, Sam Edelman boots, Wilfred pants As much as I do love warmer weather, I find that the cooler seasons are really when my existing wardrobe shines. I love me some knits, oversized coats, boots, and more.…


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