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Essentials and encouragements from an ex-fashion editor

The Ladylike Cardigan

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The Ladylike Cardigan

What I am wanting right now, and what feels right to me at 61, but could be just as right at 16 or 106,...

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The Candles

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The Candles

We are happily introducing something new to kick off the year: a candle. Three of them, in fact. This is something we have been...

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The Christmas List

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The Christmas List

Each year at about 11am on Christmas day, I vow that next year I am going to pull back. There are so many of...

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The NYC Store

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The NYC Store

Sid and I are opening a store on Madison and 74th one week from today. We have had a few short-term stints in New York during...

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The V-Neck Sweater

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The V-Neck Sweater

I have recently gotten back on my pre-pandemic travel schedule — Paris, Dallas, DC, Houston, NY, all in the last two months — and...

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The Cowboy Boot (Again)

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The Cowboy Boot (Again)

Almost exactly four years ago I wrote about our Short Cowboy Boot. Four years and over 100 posts later (this is post #103 to be exact) –...

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The Bias-Cut Skirt

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The Bias-Cut Skirt

Recently, our youngest daughter Pauline came home from college for the weekend. She was traveling light and cheerfully asked if she could borrow some...

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The Chambray Shirt

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The Chambray Shirt

I am really feeling chambray right now. Though to be honest – I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t feeling chambray. Seasonless – timeless...

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The Better Sweater

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The Better Sweater

I am having a hard time lately with telling you all yet another thing you need. It has been a long few months for...

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