• Catalog Police
  • Let’s Review Anthropologie’s Latest Catalog


    Happy Friday, friends! Another weekend is upon us, which means it’s time for Catalog Police, a weekly takedown of the mail-order catalog horrors arriving on our doorstep. Today, we’re discussing Anthropologie’s June catalog preview, which you can view online here. Happily, I can report that most of the outfits are delightful, including this gingham shirt, […]

  • Work
  • My Preferred Shoes for the NYC Commute


    I recently moved to a new job in the Financial District, which has completely changed my commute. For the last three years, I’ve been walking to and from an office a whopping 10 minutes away. Now, I’m trekking across town with thousands of other commuters — and yikes, subway riders can be SCARY, especially before they’ve had their […]

  • Catalog Police
  • Wildfox Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (With the Statement Tees)


    TGIF, party animals. Another Friday means another installment of Catalog Police, our weekly discussion of the latest catalogs, and how they’re blinding humanity one page at a time. This week, we’ll be looking at Wildfox’s latest lookbook for its spring collection. It’s all the wacky slogan tees, statement sweatshirts and bizarrely sexual imagery we’ve come to […]

  • Cooking & Entertaining
  • Food You HAVE to Try: Vol. 1


    There’s a unique kind of elation when you’ve discovered a new favorite recipe or restaurant. In the past few weeks, I’ve made several such discoveries, including a sublime and simple soup and two low-key, chic and affordable NYC eateries. Here are my current foodie recommendations: 1. Dairy Free Watercress Soup This watercress soup came from Hemsley + […]

  • Casual Friday
  • Weekend Warrior Pose


    No matter the season, you can always find me in white jeans. (Here’s how I wore them in winter.) They’re crisp, they’re easy and they’re sophisticated. White jeans also go with every color in the universe — although I am partial to gray as a personal favorite. Here’s how I wore gray and white recently: You’ve […]

  • Guest Blog
  • Review: My First Time Using Stitch Fix

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    Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Stitch Fix, which is a sort of clothing delivery club that selects and sends you a personalized wardrobe every month. Because of my limited closet space, I am forbidden from partaking in such a service. But my talented friend Grace L. Williams has recently joined the service and has […]

  • Travel
  • The Worst of the Met Ball


    I know I’m a few days late on this, but I needed a couple days to cleanse my palate after this year’s Met Ball. Over the past two decades, the Met Ball has transformed from an stodgy society dinner to an eye-popping, extravaganza crawling with international celebrities and global heavy-hitters. (It also raises a gazillion […]