All the Wools and Leathers

I'm a big fan of warm weather, and that narrative we proclaim about the joy of bundling up for winter only jazzes me for a few weeks at the start of the first cold snap.

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I find myself reaching for my comfort clothes thereafter, and mostly that's how I survive, sartorially speaking, until spring, with the notable exception of THE HOLIDAYS when the dazzle and sparkle of it all kind of pumps some fashion courage back into me.

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Let's be clear: comfort clothes aren't some embarrassing ex-boyfriend in my closet. I don't feel tragic at all (I don't even feel boring, in fact) when I reach for them.  I feel - you guessed it - comforted.

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Give me all the neutral shades, give me all the wools and leathers, and let me gaze wistfully toward spring.

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Thanks for reading.  Bisous xx Rebecca


Abercrombie & Fitch blazer (old) // Prada sweater (old) // Marni collar (secondhand) // Belstaff skirt (similar) // Banana Republic gloves (old) // Christian Louboutin shoes // Goorin Bros. hat

Guilty as Charged

A friend told me recently I have an addictive personality when I said I can't stop wanting red boots. Guilty as charged.  Growing up is so much easier than I expected.  But, so much of it is also surreal.  I am 37 in a few weeks and I'm weirdly into it.

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In life, if you're not loving yourself, you're doing it wrong. But if you're loving yourself too much, and blinded to self-improvement by narcissism or denial, you're also doing it wrong.  Life is about walking this weird fine line between really hard and really effortless.

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If you're hoping to get married, spoiler alert: I recommend at least one practice marriage or to wait until you're a bit older to avoid a tremendous mess up. I went the practice marriage route, and that can be expensive, financially and emotionally.  But you bet your boots it ensures you don't do it wrong the second time around. I have no idea how it works to nail it the first time at a young age.  Is that even realistically possible?

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I'm wearing Fleur du Mal.  It's kind of a dream bodysuit.  I have this weird relationship with velvet (and no, we've never been married) because it is a totally amazing but totally terrifying fabric. Like the best lovers, the highs with velvet are so high. But the lows are really low.  

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May your velvet be as smooth as your Wednesday.


Fleur du Mal bodysuit // Manolo Blahnik shoes // Bite lipcolor

Weird Weather

Fall is weird this year.  Usually, fall means temperatures in the 60s.  But this fall has been a confusing pendulum that swings back and forth between 40 and 90 degrees on a weekly basis. 

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It's making it hard to get dressed.  It's also making it hard generally to get into the fall spirit.  Finally this week the temperatures have kind of settled into the usual range and I don't feel like Mother Nature is robbing me of my favorite season anymore.  Except it's already November.

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I had a dreadfully rant-y passage here about the decorated disposable Starbucks cups that start getting plastered all over social media this time of year, but I exercised my good judgement and deleted it.  If you're interested, just shoot me an email and I'm sure I can conjure a decent approximation just for you.

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I'm so good at this holiday spirit thing, aren't I? Cheerio, everyone! 


J.Crew bodysuit (similar) // Secondhand skirt // Everlane boots