Monthly Archives: January 2012

Insomniac Sale Picks: Flattering Raincoats

*In this new late-night feature – which will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Helen requested a few picks for flattering raincoats, so here we go:

DKNY Belted Rain/Trench Coat – was $76.99, now $69.29 read more

Lovely Links: 1/27/12

How do you gauge value of the various pieces in your wardrobe? Use? Cost? Versatility?

This stripy dress is calling to me.

I loved reading Chelsea’s thoughts on the importance of experimentation and risk-taking in personal style.

So excited about The Blind Hem, a newly-launched online magazine that promises to examine fashion and style with honesty and intelligence. They’re already pumping out great content, like this post on how to date vintage clothing.

This list of 10 songs about shoes is going to become a favorite playlist for me, guaranteed. read more

Toasty Legs: Recommendations for Warm Tights

warm tights brands

Honestly? My legs seem to have fewer nerve endings that most of my other bits. I mean, my hands are CONSTANTLY cold, if my neck isn’t covered I get pretty miserable, and my feet can feel frosty through two pairs of socks and a pair of boots. But my legs? They don’t care. I take a 45-minute walk every morning so long as it’s 10 degrees or above, and yeah, my legs get cold but never the miserable, unbearable, make-it-stop kind of cold that afflicts my other parts. So I feel relatively ill-equipped to handle this particular reader request, which I believe has been submitted by at least nine of you over the past few years. read more