Monday Musings

“An Oral History of the World’s Biggest Coupon” (NYTimes) A retrospective on the ubiquitous Bed Bath & Beyond coupon mailers, from its specific Pantone shade of blue to how it evolved into representing the brand itself. Side note: of course, I have at least 5 sitting in a…

The Curated Classic Camel Blazer Review

As you know, I love my camel & teddy coats from The Curated. One of the brand’s latest silhouettes is their take on the oversized blazer. This style is offered in a traditional suiting-weight material and a thicker, more substantial wool/cashmere blend. The latter intrigued me, as it…

Monday Musings

Above: Photo by Avery Evans via Unsplash, featuring my absolute favorite kitchen item: the Fellow Stagg Kettle. Happy Quilt-mas! Broadcloth Studio & Art Gallery Fabrics (AGF) teamed up for Quiltmas, 12 days of free holiday quilt block patterns from several designers. I’ve been quilting a lot with the…

Everlane ReKnit Boss Boot Review

At the same time I received my ReCashmere Stroopwafel Sweater (reviewed here), I also requested their Boss Boot in black ReKnit. I love a good, simple ankle boot. I’ve worn through two pairs of black BP Trolley booties (yes, I ordered the same pair twice!) and was looking…

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.…

Pattern Review: True Bias Nikko Top

Funnily enough, True/Bias’ Nikko Top & Dress pattern was one of the first patterns I purchased after starting my sewing journey this year. I had no idea how to sew knit fabrics, but I loved how elegant the different versions of this top (and dress!) looked in Instagram…

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…

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