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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…

The Ultimate Quince Review: A Roundup of 30+ Items

It’s been just over one year since my first Quince review. Since then, I have tried 30 (and counting) items from the brand, and figured it was time to do an ultimate round up of my thoughts. Though I’ve posted detailed reviews for many, I haven’t covered all…

2023 Year In Review

Happy almost new year! Keeping up with tradition, this post features hits, misses, and a reflection on shopping over the past year. You can find my previous year-in-review posts here. I’ll start with my hits and misses first! Hits White Button Down Shirts I’ve fully fallen down the…

Battle of the Puffers: Quince vs Aritzia vs Lululemon

After finally retiring my trusty old J. Crew long puffer coat, I was in need of a shorter replacement for our mild California winters. Of course, I had to give Quince’s affordable down puffer a try, and decided to see how it stacks up to its so-called competitors!…

Rothy’s Lug Loafer and Boot Review

Above: Rothy’s Lug Loafers, Asymmetrical Mirror Another Rothy’s update and review! I’ve been on the hunt for a pair of lug-soled loafers for over a year, with no luck. As much as I love the look of chunky shoes, on my feet it’s a very fine line between…

Rothy’s The Point II vs Original Point

It’s been a while since I’ve last reviewed Rothy’s! Over three years, to be exact. Since then, I’ve culled my collection down to the following: two pairs of points, one loafer, and the lace-up sneakers. They’ve all been going strong, though I had to finally retire my sneakers…

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…

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