Quince vs All Saints: Leather Jacket Review

Above: All Saints (left) & Quince (right) After I recently re-homed my 10+ year old black leather jacket, I began my search for a replacement. Generally, I am a fan of quality leather jackets – they can hold up well over many years and in fact, I find…

Buffy Cloud Comforter: An Honest Review

After 8 years, our duvet was on its last legs. All of the alternative down filling had migrated to the edges and corners, leaving a sad, drafty spot in the center where we need it most. Despite my many efforts to redistribute the filling, I sadly had no…

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

Above: 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 a plethora of good eats – of which,…

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.…

Asian Sunscreens: Beauty of Joseon, Biore & more

I’ve been a Supergoop sunscreen fan for a while – my go-to is the mattifying Unseen Sunscreen SPF40 for face, and their Play SPF50 for body. However, I’m now at a point where I want to up my suncare game a bit more with higher protection.  Disclaimer: Obligatory…

Shopping Lately: End of Summer Edition

Header image from Our Place. With the upcoming long weekend signaling the close of summer and the start of fall sales, I thought I would do a roundup post and highlight a select few sales. If you recall, I had set a shopping limit for myself at the…

Polene Tonca Bag Review

Earlier this year, I bought the Polene Numero Neuf Mini (reviewed here), hoping it would fufill my dreams of the perfect mid-sized camel crossbody bag. While I love the design, ultimately I found it a little too bulky to wear crossbody, and ended up rehoming the bag. Enter…

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