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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…

Quince Linen Review: His, Hers & Home

Above: The perfect travel shirt! While the past month has felt more like spring than summer, warmer temps above 80F are now finally on the horizon. This means one thing: linen weather is here. Personally, I love linen in any season – it’s an organic, thermoregulating material that…

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…

Everlane Modern Utility Collection Try-On Review

I’ve had this quick little review sitting in my drafts for a few weeks and am finally posting it in time for Everlane’s Memorial Day Weekend sale. Earlier in the spring, Everlane launched their Modern Utility collection, featuring a mix of structured and somewhat-oversized silhouettes. Many of these…

Mlouye Mini Lantern Bag Review

I ended up exchanging my Mlouye Mini Flex Bag (reviewed here) for the similarly architectural Mini Lantern bag, which I’ll be reviewing in today’s post. Overview Mlouye is a Turkish brand founded by Meb Rurer, who blends architectural design with fashion at a contemporary pricepoint. The brand tends…

Washable Silk Brands Showdown: Lunya, Everlane & Quince

In the last few years, brands have been releasing washable silk fabrics, touting the best of all worlds. Not only do you get a silky, luxurious drape but also a low-maintenance piece that can be machine washed with your standard cotton et. all garments. I generally lean towards…

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

Above: 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 alternatives (read: a bit more affordable) to popular…

Quince Cotton Boyfriend Sweater Review

If you’ve read my prior Quince reviews, you know that I have mixed feelings about their famous $50 cashmere sweaters. And in the past, I’ve also had not-so-great experiences with cotton sweaters in general. My cotton sweaters of yore were J.Crew sweaters that had a tendency to bag…

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