the new look: red stripes and acid wash.

happy tuesday! here’s a look a recently wore when the weather here was a bit warmer. i bought this zara top a few months ago and have worn it a few times (like here)…initially i couldn’t decide between the red stripes and the blue gingham, but the red won out since i felt like i needed more color in my…
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the new look: well suited.

as someone who describes my personal style as tomboy-ish, it should come as no surprise that i love suits and blazers. back in high school and college, i loved to search vintage stores for the perfect oversized blazer—usually from the men’s department. i usually just make it work sans tailoring but this past february, i noticed many designers showing slouchier…
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the new look: black, red, and white.

supporting women entrepreneurs that align with my style and values is something that’s important to me, and jess lee of modern citizen is one of those women. i’ve worn the brand numerous times (including here) and i’ve long loved their minimal yet interesting pieces, most of which retail for under $150. it’s not fast fashion, it’s thoughtful fashion. after working at…
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the new look: bombers and stripes.

i have a hard time finding pants so matter where i am, if i find a pair that works on my body, i just grab them. a few months ago we did a store visit to marina square, an outlet mall in san leandro, to check out the banana republic factory and do some comp shopping, and ann taylor factory…
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the new look: last (last) friday night.

i moved into a new apartment last year, and did a major purge of clothing I didn’t wear, and it was great opportunity to realize where i had holes in my wardrobe. one of those places was in tops for a night out. this top from reformation gives me 40s-meets-80s vibes with the wrap silhouette and dramatic shoulder pads. back when…
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