Saturday 21st January 2017
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What are you doing to take your mind off today?

I’m going to a yoga class with my friend Julia this morning. Then I’m hanging out this afternoon with my friend Will. Also, check out this cool sweatshirt my awesome agent Sarah gave me yesterday. I’ll be wearing it to march on Saturday in New York. Which is my other question: who is marching, and where?

Posted on January 20th, 2017 129 Comments

Friday links

  • These camera light paintings are surreal and beautiful. (Colossal)
  • 25 women—one of whom you’re well-acquainted with—weigh in on how getting fired makes you stronger. (The Cut)
  • Here’s a new Arcade Fire song. (Vulture)
  • I love this: In Quito Ecuador, two anonymous street artists go around correcting spelling and grammar mistakes on local graffiti. (Mental Floss)
  • And finally, on this day of infamy: every book Barack Obama recommended during his presidency. I will really miss this guy. (EW)


Posted on January 20th, 2017 3 Comments

Top 5 of the week: J. Crew

J Crew skirt—top 5 of the week

Here are a few items I’m liking from J. Crew at the moment, starting with this fantastic jolt-you-right-out-of-your-winter-doldrums skirt.

J Crew military shirt—top 5 of the week

A pretty great military shirt in a nice, faded khaki.

J Crew popover—top 5 of the week

I do like a popover, and this is a fun, sweet print.

J Crew denim jacket—top 5 of the week

I feel kind of bad including this denim jacket because it’s not left in a lot of sizes, but it’s just so good I had to show it.

J Crew faux-shearling hoodie—top 5 of the week

And finally: I am crazy for this faux shearling hoodie—in general, I’m very much feeling hoodies at the moment—and will probably have to make it mine.

Posted on January 20th, 2017 4 Comments

Thursday links



Posted on January 19th, 2017 3 Comments

Suddenly loving the notion of high-rise jeans

cher—high-rise jeans

Does Cher not look fabulous here? I remember being so struck by this image of her in the brilliant style guide Cheap Chic (which came out in 1975 and has since been reissued and which you should by all means snap up, as it’s a timeless classic). I’m very much feeling this look. It seems polished and sexy and new, even though it’s been around for a little while.

Frame Denim—high rise jeans

I like the solid dark wash on this pair from Frame denim, and it’s got a staggered hem, which is very of the moment.

Rag & Bone—High Rise Jeans

It’s tough to find a high-waisted pair in a boyfriend cut, but these—from Rag & Bone—are rather good.

Current Elliot—high-rise jeans

Here’s a slick black pair.

Citizens of Humanity—High rise jeans

I’m liking the grayish  wash on this Citizens of Humanity pair.

Citizens of Humanity jeans

These have a nicely beaten-up look.

Posted on January 19th, 2017 24 Comments

Wednesday links

  • Portlandia was just renewed for its eighth and final season. (Flavorwire)
  • Here is the list of democratic lawmakers who’ll be skipping the inauguration. (Slate)
  • A collection of the most 80s hair you’ve ever seen. Truly epic. (Dangerous Minds)
  • Are these the least stressful jobs for 2017? (R29)
  • And finally, here’s the trailer for The Santa Clarita Diet, starring Drew Barrymore as a suburban zombie. (Pajiba)




Posted on January 18th, 2017 11 Comments