Shopping Moratorium 2018 | 242/123

My resistance to shopping in August was consistent with that of July, in that I did not have the discipline that I did during June. Glass half full, at least from a sustainability perspective: I mostly shopped secondhand at eBay and Thredup. tee shirt dress Remember when I bought this dress in a size too [...]

Pink Outside of the Box

Pink Outside of the Box

Have you ever lived through a poor experience and as a result banned the outfit you wore through the ordeal? Circa early June 2013, I had a really awful day at work. I consequently could not even look at the printed pencil skirt and the neon monogrammed cashmere tee shirt that I picked out that [...]

Tunic Time

Dress for the job you want. The job I want is that of a wealthy housewife who spends her day lounging on the porch drinking white wine spritzers. My mom is approaching this stage in her life, also known as retirement, and I am ever envious of her. I have already commenced collecting caftans and [...]

Floral Distribution

This dress has the best details. Aside from the fantastic print, the laser print panel and the stand up neckline gives me life. Pleats give thicc thighs a little more room to move. (This is when I start picketing against the pencil skirt silhouette.) Also, would you look at the wrap feature and subsequent opportunity [...]

Tie in the Sky

Recently, Tory Burch online store hosted an additional 30% off of already marked down prices. I was ever disappointed when I realized that this dress was sold out in my size, but lost my shit when I realized these slides were still available and immediately purchased them. Another item on my radar? Aside from this dress and [...]

Sweater Days

How ladylike is this sweater? It is beyond ladies-who-lunch and those ladies who wish to lunch more often, especially when your lunch consists solely of six glasses of Chardonnay? Cut to me bringing a bottle of Rosé to a meeting of the Contributing Members of the Young Friends of the Pennsylvania Ballet planning meeting. I could [...]

Think Pink

I found this dress while perusing the sale section of one of my favorite designer's sites. (Guess the one!) After drooling over the rich-lady-goes-bohemian styles, I found this dress. The electric pink of this dress is what got me to to click on the link. The sixty percent reduction made me reconsider my 2018 Shopping Moratorium. [...]