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this + that: 13 effortlessly stylish outfit ideas for winter

We’re all busy. Our generation has lent to a society that packs our every moment with morning fitness routines, late night office hours, social rendezvous, and maintaining picture perfect homes. We’re always in a rush, and the moment we’re able to slow down, we try to squeeze in one last to-do that’s been dismissed on our list a few too many times. It’s not always easy to be effortlessly chic when you’re dashing out the door 15 min. from your last alarm in the freezing cold, or trying to juggle morning responsibilities before launching your first zoom.  Efficiency is key in a fast paced world where we don’t want to miss a thing. And, a key to efficiency is thoughtful planning. While one should never overthink the process, it’s good to recognized patterns that inevitably make our lives easier. If your slowdown in the morning is staring at your wardrobe trying to decide what to wear, these outfit recipes for winter are going to be your weekly deliverance.  You probably have a few go-to outfits …

living lighter with less

’Til 2022, a deep desire for “less” has continued to well up in my being. Perhaps partially driven by a complex, heavy world around us. Simplicity is uncomplicated peace, and excess is no more than baggage. I’ve applied this not only to a more capsule approach to my wardrobe, but throughout my home and life as well. It’s become easier and easier to let go of the baggage that builds up with time, and more and more rewarding as the piles of unneeded disappear leaving more time to kick back and enjoy what you have. Not only in things which are material, but also in matters of the mind.    We are a generation of over thinkers. Of excess, and emotional weights we carry with us throughout our lives. It’s a new year, and it’s time to eliminate and reduce baggage – physically, mentally and emotionally. The cause and effect is simple, with less, we are lighter. With less burdens, we can stand up straighter. We become free to pursue what makes us truly happy without …

preppy or minimalist, loafers are the new footwear essentials

Love it or hate it, if fashion is your thing, you already know chunky loafers are the minimalist must-have shoes of the season. This confident 90’s it girl style made a huge comeback in 2021, being paired with minimalist and preppy outfits alike. The good news, if you’re late on the trend, it’s not too late to grab a pair. Loafers are going to be around for a while, forecasted to continue through next year after being spotted littering the 2022 spring runways. Why we love them? While sneakers have made their debut the past several seasons as the comfortable essential while working from home, it’s feeling like time to mix it up a bit. We’re back in the office, and we’re having fun dressing for the occasion once again. That being said, we’ve gotten a little spoiled being in our comfies 24/7. Loafers offer the perfect solution – a tailored style that can be worn with casual minimalist office essentials, or dressed up true to the 90’s for those re-embracing fashion with open arms.  …

modern suiting trends | the skirt suit

Skirt suits aren’t new. They’ve been around since the 19th century, when women wore tailored jackets with long skirts for riding and archery, and we still see equestrian inspired details in the hottest suiting trends of today.  All that to say, skirt suits been a preppy wardrobe staple that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and sure to continue as one of the most popular fashion trends season after season. However with time, trends do evolve as the next generation takes their stab at the classics. If you’re looking for your next skirt suit that embodies the new era of preppy style, here’s what you should look for.  Our skirts are getting shorter Say hello to a little leg as our bottom coordinates cut off a few inches in thigh grazing minis this season. Midis may be in when you’re rocking your 90’s trends, but when it comes to suiting this FW21-22, prepare to bare some skin. The mini oozes feminine poise Jackie O’ style (ok maybe even a little shorter). But don’t get to caught …

34 surprisingly sophisticated gift ideas from Amazon

Looking bespoke items gift-worthy for your closest friends and esteemed colleagues? With some thoughtful browsing, you can find some surprisingly sophisticated gifts for those with even the most exquisite sense of taste. Do yourself a favor and enjoy simpler holiday shopping with this shortlist to help you on your way. Here is a curated list of gift-and-get items perfect for even the most sophisticated individuals on your holiday shopping list. Porcelain bakeware and serving set Found this gem, added it to my registry and thanks to one of my closest girlfriends, they’re now one of the most used items in my pantry. The minimalist lines and semi-gloss finish makes these porcelain baking dishes an aesthetic serving set, and they’re just the right size to bake a side-dish straight to table, or to use as personal dish settings for meals like bimbimbop. Modern cut cashmere sweater Who doesn’t love cashmere, and this piece is an essential staple with a modern silhouette. Perfect for just about any woman on your list. Pair with denim, sweats or leggings …