A stock photo from Target showing a model, a white woman, wearing brown wide leg pants with a black top.
Fashion

Target Review: Who What Wear Wide Leg Trousers

I’ve been skeptical of wide leg pants on petites. I always doubted I could pull off the look. As a skinny jeans devotee, the farthest I’ve strayed is an occasional pair of joggers. But sometimes, you don’t want your legs encased in close-fitting pants, especially in the summer. Wide legs convey effortless elegance and I wanted to look that way too. Could I wear them even though I’m not willowy and tall?

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A collage of items from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, including 2 shoes, 1 bag, 2 coats, and 1 top.
Fashion

2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

It’s that time of the year for the hugely popular Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The Anniversary Sale always tests my resolve to cut back on shopping because, well, sale! And it’s a decent sale too, with things usually marked down to a third off.

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A Lively box and the contents of an order, which includes 2 bras.
Fashion

Lively Review: My New Favorite T-shirt Bra

Today I’m reviewing two bras from Lively in my ongoing search for the perfect bra. Lively launched in 2016, founded by a former Victoria’s Secret employee. Like other startup brands, it doesn’t have a physical store and does all its business online.

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Uniqlo wide cotton linen pants, with a fabric belt
Fashion

Fitting Room Review: Uniqlo Cotton Linen Pants

My recent vacation plans spurred a search for cotton linen pants. I have to confess that I’m not a fan of linen. It wrinkles easily and I detest ironing. Living in a moderate climate, I have no use for it. But I worry about what to wear in warmer climates, and linen is known for keeping you cool. OK, fine. I guess I’ll try linen.

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How to pack light for vacation: A woman stands on a brick walkway. She's wearing a mid dress, a long sleeve shirt tied at the front, and a hat.
Fashion Travel

How to Pack a Light Wardrobe for Vacation

When it comes to packing a suitcase, I try to keep it light. I often struggle between my desire to keep things to a minimum and the what-if-I-need-this mindset. But more often than not, I’ve found, you don’t need that thing. When in doubt, leave it at home. I thought I’d share the contents of my carry-on suitcase from a recent trip to Mexico City in case it’s helpful for anyone else trying to travel light.

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