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Luxe Inspired ‘Dupes’: Dior Edition

Above: Photo from dior.com Dior is a fascinating brand – one with a lot of history, but more recently has seen a revival like no other. Until the mid-2010s, most were only familiar with the classic quilted Lady Dior bag, made popular by Princess Diana in 1995. Now,…

Leggings Showdown: Lululemon, Girlfriend, Everlane & Outdoor Voices

Above: Left to Right, Everlane Perform leggings (c/o), Girlfriend Collective leggings, Outdoor Voices leggings, Lululemon Align leggings I’ve reviewed a few different DTC activewear brands here – including Outdoor Voices, Girlfriend Leggings and Everlane’s Perform line. Now that I’ve worn leggings from each of these brands for over…

2020 Year in Review: Clothes & Accessories

As the year wraps up, I want to take a moment to think about my purchases and gifted items this year. Some were absolute hits, a few were misses, and others somewhere in between. In a continued effort to keep a manageable and sustainable closet size, I find…

What I Bought: Black Friday 2020

Clothing & Accessories Sevilla Smith Liz Mules + Shearling Insert | Purchased for $225 + $24 (20% off) I admit – this was an impulse purchase. I love my Sevilla Smith Sandy’s, and wasn’t necessarily looking for another pair. But the sale was so tempting, I couldn’t resist.…

Monday Musings: Let the Holiday Sales Begin

Above: Photo from @visuals on Unsplash Last Updated: Saturday, Nov 28 at 8:30am PST While many brands have had more sales than usual this year, it is now officially Black Friday holiday sale season. I’ll keep this list updated over time as best I can with some of…

Luxe Inspired: Gucci Mules Alternatives

With the weather now cooling down, I find myself looking at fall staples like elegant loafers and mules. I am late to the Gucci Princetown horsebit mule train – but what better time than now to wear some glamorous flats at home? However, this shoe is pricey at…

Adding a Crossbody Strap to a Louis Vuitton Pochette

In an effort to shop my closet, I dug up one of my oldest (and first?) designer items – the recently re-popularized Louis Vuitton Pochette Accessories. I’ve had this little purse for over 15 years (!) now, but rarely utilized it due to its short shoulder strap. At…

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