• Workwear: classic black ankle pants + leopard flats

    Several of you have requested more work outfits with flat shoes – personally I’m more of a heels girl, but can certainly be swayed by cute detailing like a feminine bow or fun print! These leopard flats from Ann Taylor were love at first sight, and are breathing new life into this outfit of old pieces. It’s actually leopard mania over in AT’s new arrivals section, so take a look ...

    Ann Taylor flats sz 5 c/o, Banana Republic pants sz 00p (shrunken to fit), H&m blazer (similar in petite), Talbots striped tee (similar), Hermes belt, Prada bag
    Workwear: classic black ankle pants + leopard flats
  • Workwear: 4 Ways to Top Off Your Business Casual Outfit

    Dressing for work in the summer here requires prepping for two scenarios: 1. melting into a human puddle of sweat during your outdoor commute. 2. plunging into a frigid office with the AC blasting so high, it feels like a walk-in freezer. Foundation outfit One of my go-to “foundation” pairings for summer days is simply a skirt with a sleeveless top tucked in. A patterned cotton / linen tee like ...

    Loft tee (old; similar // similar), similar crop cardigan, H&M skirt sz 2 (current in-stores), Sole Society heels (old; similar w/ low block heel), Prada double bag (my review), classy girls bracelet (adjustable for small wrists)
    Workwear: 4 Ways to Top Off Your Business Casual Outfit
  • Paris designer bag reviews (Fendi, Prada, & newer Goyard totes)

    This post is long overdue, but better late than never, right? I’ve been getting some handbag questions lately (especially on Goyard) that reminded me to dig this out of the drafts folder. The last time I visited Europe, I did a good amount of purse “research” and wanted to share more photos and info on my favorites! I reviewed some smaller, petite-sized bags earlier and saved my favorite larger totes ...

    St. Louis tote packed pretty full, styled for work // outfit from this blog post
    Paris designer bag reviews (Fendi, Prada, & newer Goyard totes)
  • Peplum Swing Top for Work-to-Weekend Outfits

    I’ve been in a real style rut this Spring when it comes to cute work outfit pieces! I just haven’t been excited by many options lately, also my search for white skinny ankle pants (a longtime void in my wardrobe) keeps coming up empty. I did recently find this peplum top though which I adore, and as a bonus, it can transition easily from work to casual wear! The reviews for this ...

    Peplum Swing Top for Work-to-Weekend Outfits
  • 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