Anna

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Gifts for the Jetsetter

These gifts promise to go the distance for the stylish jetsetter. Packable Hunter boots. Brilliant. A pair of comfortable slip-on sneakers representing their favorite city. Who wouldn’t want those? I know I do. A chain wallet is the way to go to…

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Gifts for Kids

Figuring out gifts for the kids for Christmas is always a tough one. There’s stuff to get from their own, very specific list for Santa. My own daughter’s list for Santa includes a bell for her bicycle and an electric…

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The Best of the Sales (So Far)

Cyber Monday is here and the volume of deals out there is enough to make your head spin. Not to worry. This Noir Friday edit of the sales so far features dozens of not-to-miss items across all the major retailers—plus…

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Net-A-Porter Fall/Winter ’16 Sale

For me, the fall/winter sale season officially kicks off with the Net-A-Porter sale. It’s usually the first real sale involving markdowns for the current season. I have snagged some fantastic items during the first day of this sale over the years:…

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Graphic Tee Shirts

Graphic tee shirts are one of my favorite ways to throw things off a bit. You know I need to take an outfit and turn it slightly on its head for it to feel complete. I regularly wore fun T-shirts…

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The Power of Leopard

Jenna Lyons spoke wise words when she once said, “As far as I’m concerned, leopard is a neutral.” It’s true. As far as I’m concerned, leopard can be matched with anything: see here and here. And how good does the…

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Layering for Fall: Key Pieces

The weather is crazy; the election season is nuts. But fashion-wise, it’s all glorious layers where nothing is too heavy. Fall is the best time to use those transitional pieces that may not get worn as much as your heavy knits or easy…

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NYFW SS17 (Part 2)

The primary way I think of fashion from a buying perspective aside from wearability is collecting. It’s rather like building an art collection. The first thing I ask myself when making a purchase is: What role does this play in my wardrobe? Not…

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NYFW SS17 (Part 1)

I had the opportunity to attend some fantastic shows during New York Fashion Week this year. I wore this comfortable look to dash between the Alice + Olivia presentation and Monique Lhuillier, which were back to back. Of course, it’s always…

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