outfit: workday (+ Everlane ponte pant review)

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In a previous post, I talked about my disappointment with Everlane’s Ponte Pants.  Here’s my proper review of them.  Let’s start with the good.  They do feel comfortable and strike a nice balance between leggings and trousers.  With a tunic or dress, it’s modest enough for work.  And it’s long and conforming enough to keep you warm in the winter.  In theory, these were the perfect pants.   Continue reading “outfit: workday (+ Everlane ponte pant review)”

outfit: the modern sweater dress

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Modern women want to dress comfortably.  I’ve been drawn to dresses that feel like cozy sweaters but cut in sophisticated modern silhouettes that can still be worn to work or the night out.  Here is a gem I found at the Billy Reid boutique in New Orleans.  They make high quality modern mid length dresses with menswear textiles that look much better in person than online.  The pieces are well worth the investment if you’re looking for essential wardrobe items.   Continue reading “outfit: the modern sweater dress”