wardrobe

  • knits from elizabeth suzann.

    This post is sponsored by Elizabeth Suzann, a clothing label committed to finding comfort in clothing. “You’re wearing a sweater to bed, Mama?” Faye was equal parts enthralled and scandalized when I slipped into her bed…

    December 5, 2017 31 Comments
  • make-believe: pockets.

    Because pockets just shouldn’t be hard to come by, here’s my ode to the handy compartment so often missing from women’s clothes. Here’s to needing pockets for cell phones, pockets for keys, pockets for…

    November 21, 2017 12 Comments
  • fall arrivals from tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a favorite source for ethically made essentials for modern women. Selvedge denim jackets, cozy flannels, organic poplins, chore coats in three colors, and just-launched chinos. Suffice to say, the folks at…

    November 14, 2017 9 Comments
  • a fall giveaway with bridge and burn.

    This post and giveaway is sponsored by Bridge & Burn, makers of classic apparel for men and women. To celebrate fall, here’s a chance to take home a few thoughtfully made fall arrivals from Bridge…

    November 7, 2017 36 Comments
  • make-believe: first day of school.

    I loved the first day of school as a kid, but I loved it equally much in college. Incredibly, in the first years of college, we would line up outside the main building on campus…

    September 13, 2017 7 Comments
  • make-believe: lazy river.

        A quiet canoe trip down a meandering river? Worth every blister you might get. And a far cry from absent-mindedly taking the wrong subway train during your morning commute. If you can…

    July 31, 2017 7 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: sleepwear.

    I’ve been sleeping in my underwear for the last month because it’s summertime and in summertime I sleep in my undies. But before I actually climb into bed, between the hours of, say, 8pm and…

    July 26, 2017 47 Comments
  • an affordable wardrobe with thredup.

    This post is sponsored by thredUP, a secondhand shopping website selling like-new clothes. I’ve said it before: When it comes to clothes, I’m mostly a terrible secondhand shopper. Despite knowing the relative environmental and financial benefits…

    July 18, 2017 23 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: culottes.

    Here’s a helpful thing on the road to a lean closet: clothing that can perform two functions instead of one. Enter, culottes. (Koo-lots.) Not quite a skirt, not just pants. Dress them up or…

    June 28, 2017 47 Comments