• The Cotton Anniversary (& white outfit ideas for bridal activities!)

    In the bat of an eye, another year flew past as Nick and I celebrated 2 years of marriage and 13 (!) years together. Last year I wrote about our paper anniversary and his thoughtful approach to the traditional gift. The material for year 2 gifts is traditionally cotton, so in the days leading up, I grew rather curious as to what he’d come up with! A luxe cotton robe? Monogrammed ...

    Chicwish dress XS (a bit loose in the torso) c/o, Manolo Blahnik heels (similar)
    The Cotton Anniversary (& white outfit ideas for bridal activities!)
  • Trouser Troubles

    How are pants always such a challenge? Let me count the ways… waist. Butt. Rise. Inseam. Width. So many places that have to fit just right, and I’m not even factoring troublesome fabrics that are either see-through or wrinkle-prone. And so finding flattering trousers that fit off the rack has always been a style challenge, especially for short-legged gals. J.Crew and WHBM (namely their slim style) petite ankle pants do work well for ...

    Sunglasses + Crepe pants sz 0P (waist altered) c/o Talbots, Manolo BB heels sz 35, Burberry trench (current option), Ann Taylor sweater xxsp c/o (regular), Prada bag
    Trouser Troubles
  • Lace + Bow // Our Paris Apartment Rental (airbnb) Review

    Ann Taylor pants c/o xxsp, H&M; camisole (lots of similar ones) xs Manolo Blahnik BB pumps sz 35, Celine box bag I wrote about our overall apartment rental experience in a recent post, and wanted to share a few more thoughts on our Paris rental along with some photos! As mentioned earlier, we’ve rented two units in Paris over recent years (you can see just a snippet of the first ...

  • Cascading Classics: draped trench coat + windowpane dress

    Club Monaco trench xs (sleeves shortened), Maison Jules dress xxs c/o Manolo Blahnik BB heels, Prada tote, Baublebar necklace, Ann Taylor chain belt For me, a good fit & flare dress that grazes the right places is an instant confidence and mood booster! This windowpane one also comes in a lower-maintenance color, has enough coverage to be worn on its own for work, and is petite-friendly with no alterations needed. Due ...

  • Classic in Camel

    Ann Taylor pants 00p (waist altered), Manolo Blahnik pumps sz 35, Goyard tote H&M; top (old, similar in cream), Ann Taylor jacket (old, similar) Today’s outfit is simple, composed of all neutral colors and mostly older pieces. I hope some of you were able to pick up these trousers from my recent posts (last blogged here in navy)! The combination of the higher waistline + floor-grazing flare makes for a ...