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Heavy Lifting

Heavy Lifting

Une femme’s ongoing efforts to ruthlessly edit down the contents of la garde-robe have stalled. Not only am I struggling to…

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V for Vanity

V for Vanity

Merriam-Webster online defines “vanity” as:1: something that is vain, empty, or valueless2: the quality or fact of being vain3: inflated pride…

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Fichu de la semaine

Fichu de la semaine

Here’s one way I like to wear a silk square. (Once again, apologies for the blurry pic; our camera’s autofocus seems…

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Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

#4 – Draped over the shoulders, when it’s just a little to warm to wear a sweater, and just a little…

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Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

#1 – 3 Style Spy recently asked, “Do you have anything in your closet that isn’t a “wow” garment, but is…

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Carrie-esque Coat

Carrie-esque Coat

Wouldn’t have expected to find it here. Also available in red. Best worn ironically. Photos: left- HBO, middle- BodenUSA, right- can’t…

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Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

“A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls,” said Coco Chanel, who was known to toss as many as seven around…

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Knowing Your Limits

Knowing Your Limits

“Another Birkin? Did she sell a kidney?” Une femme was having brunch with a friend yesterday, when the subject of mutual…

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Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Spit in any direction, and you’ll probably hit an egregious example of weight fascism in the fashion industry. But two separate…

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