outfit: sweater stock

sezane sweater | lemaire twist pant | born trang sandal

Ever since moving back to LA, lightweight sweaters have been on heavy rotation, so I decided to stock up. I’m wearing one of three sweaters I received from Sezane recently. All three were keepers. I’ve never ordered anything from Sezane before, so it was a bit of a crap shoot. A lot of their styling is a tad too flirty and feminine for my taste but they do carry some casual tomboy pieces that are up my alley.

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outfit: never worn

cuyana turtleneck | eileen fisher dress | fake gold chain from Target | naturalizer flats

I’ve never actually worn this outfit in real life. About one year ago, I tried on this Eileen Fisher jumper dress when it was full price (>200 bucks), bought it, brought it home, and decided it wasn’t a good idea, and returned it the next day. Three months passed, and I found the same dress on sale for less than $100 on the internet and bought it, satisfied that I snagged a good deal. I quickly realized that I didn’t have any good tops for this jumper. It didn’t look right over my usual crew neck long sleeves. For some reason, it only seemed to look right with turtlenecks. I have a couple white mock neck tops, but the white was too stark of a contrast against the navy.

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outfit: comfort clothes, 1 sweatshirt, 2 sweatpants (+ golden milk)

This is what I wore this weekend. Truly, an IDGAF outfit combo. I’ve been putting in grueling 12 hour days lately. And on the weekends, I’ve been a shut in, studying for my subspecialty board exams. Oddly enough, it actually feels nice to get back to books. I’ve been dressed for maximum comfort and not apologizing for it.

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outfit: indoor outerwear + a movie recommendation

j crew jacket | secondhand Eileen Fisher linen shell | Elizabeth Suzann tilda pants | Vince sandals

It feels like I’ve been shopping more than usual lately. I’m getting to know what I need in my wardrobe for this new place, weather, and stage in my life; I held back for a while, but now I’m just going for it. No time to waste.

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outfit: front tuck – back tuck (+ a tour of the den)

ATM sweatshirt | TRADEMARK jeans | Vince Sandals

The weather was beautiful today. It was warm and sunny this morning. In the early afternoon, it rained lightly for a few minutes while the sun was still out. I picked up some flowers for mother’s day, ran some errands, and was delightfully surprised to see a couple friends who came over for a quick hello. I’m feeling grateful for this very normal-nice day. That’s exactly what I needed after an extremely abnormal and intense work week. I haven’t yet taken my transcendental meditation class yet, but I feel like I need it more than ever and hope it helps because life is not getting any easier.

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outfit: 3D

Ministry of Supply 3D printed sweater (size large) | pre-owned Madewell straight chinos | DV espadrille sandals

Update: I’m going to return the shoes in the previous post. They are beautiful and look cool, but they were difficult to slip on without unbuckling and buckling, and the soles were a bit heavy. I try to avoid returning things and never buy things with the intention of returning, but sometimes you have to. Oh well. The search goes on.

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outfit: my never fail outfit formula; I’m not a plant person, and what clothes say about you.

Black Crane linen top | Elizabeth Suzann linen Tilda pants | Lo and Son’s pearl bag | Everlane form sandals

When the weather permits, wearing top to bottom linen is a never fail outfit formula for me. It had been cardigan weather for the past few weeks, but today warmed up to 75 and I felt fine going out with short sleeves. I don’t take it for granted anymore. In NYC I’d still be miserably wearing my puffy coat right now!

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outfit: queer eye, my 90 year old patient, and the plastic problem.

Eileen Fisher alpaca mix cardigan | Farrow ribbed top | TradeMark jeans (diy cut hem) | Dolce Vita sandals

With all the awful things going on in the world lately, I was yearning for a bit of an escape this weekend, and did so by binge watching new Queer Eye. Does anyone else cry during practically every episode? I think this season is even better than the first. Jonathan is still my favorite of course, but Tan is a close second.

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