Finishing

An Extra Lift + Deep, Dark Secret

  I needed a little lift the other day, so I put on a special top.   Top: Comme de Garcons from The RealReal; Pants: Banana Republic; Shoes and Belt: JCrew   * I have been asking The Photographer, “Is you ready?” ever since. Was I ready in 2018? You bet! The Red Sox won … Read moreAn Extra Lift + Deep, Dark Secret

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Let’s Zoom!

  To those of you who responded to my last post, thank you for answering my question. We have a deal! I’ll keep posting, you’ll keep reading, and all of us understand that this blog is just a harmless way of connecting and amusing one another for a few minutes each day. We all deserve … Read moreLet’s Zoom!

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In Marni We Trust

  In January, when COVID-19 was just a speck on the horizon, I spent some time (truthfully, only a few minutes) jotting down ideas for spring and summer posts. I did not imagine that I would not actually be wearing these outfits to work.   Although I understand that plain white flour is hard to … Read moreIn Marni We Trust

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Masked!

  I am back!  

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Peek-a-Boo

  Are you wondering how long I am going to post business casual outfits while work and life have been profoundly disrupted?   I am going to do this until I run out of ideas or spirit — whichever comes first — because I feel that we are all craving a little normalcy and light … Read morePeek-a-Boo

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The Last In-Person Meeting

  Hello! Hello? I know you’re home.* And now we’ve come full circle: Works From a Distance! Here are my observations on Day 9: I move around a lot when I am in my office! My daily steps have dropped precipitously. So, I need to get up and go for more walks during the day. … Read moreThe Last In-Person Meeting

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Pinned

  I feel compelled to remind you periodically — and you may feel that I remind you frequently — that I do not have an endless wardrobe. I’ve been wearing this pin a lot. It adds a delightful note to almost any business ensemble.   Friends: A word of warning. I am having increasing difficulty … Read morePinned

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Blouse Under Dress: 2020

  Several weeks ago, I showed you a grey, patterned silk blouse paired with a top that would not unfairly be described as a lobster bib. That pairing was fortuitous, but the blouse was actually purchased to wear with this grey dress. Dress: Tory Burch; Blouse: Isabel Marant from YOOX; Shoes: Tory Burch; Bag: Coach; … Read moreBlouse Under Dress: 2020

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The Return of the Two-Faced Dress

  I’ve been blogging long enough that I feel completely justified in showing you something you’ve seen before — particularly when I’ve sort of forgotten it myself. My cameo — which can be worn as a necklace or a brooch — is the prize of a Terminator-like shopping expedition in Sorrento Italy.   I was … Read moreThe Return of the Two-Faced Dress

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Felt Jewelry

  Can one have multiple obsessions? Or is that impossible? Spreading one’s attention over several obsessions would seem certain to dilute thoses obsessions to interests. But as the tennis fans among you know, John McEnroe did refer to multiple nemeses (and the fact of having more than one nemesis) with no such sense of limitation … Read moreFelt Jewelry

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