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NYC on the Regular: Packing & Health Tips

Out and about in NYC wearing a Balenciaga top, J Crew pants and F.... heels with a Furla bag and Ray Ban sunnies

In my current role, I travel to New York once or twice a month. I’ve been there in December when the city is all dressed up for the holidays and during the random March blizzard…and now during the hot, green, summer months. Each season has its challenges but here are a few of my strategies … Continue Reading →

Getting Ready For Summer + the Best Black Top

Photos by Jenny Liu.

I booked my trip to Italy in June today. There’s something totally thrilling about just booking a vacation: imagining the sun, sand and water of Tropea (more here and here) and the amazing friends and food in Modena (here) that just puts me into another gear. And I don’t just mean excited gear this time. The … Continue Reading →

Spring Wardrobe Transition

Photos by Jenny Liu Photography

It’s a beautiful day in Palo Alto today, much as it was when my amazing friend Jenny  and her boyfriend visited and took these photos. I’ve been wearing these boots all winter – seen here and here – with sweaters and jackets…all bundled up! When paired with a light blouse like the one here, I can … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: The Last Workday of 2016

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The 2016 work year comes to an end for me today. When the alarm went off at 5:15 this morning CG said “you did it! Last 5 am wake-up in 2016!” We are both really happy to have a few weeks off from my super early mornings (I plan to sleep in until like *at least* … Continue Reading →

Traveling for Work: New York in the Winter

Burberry coat, J crew skirt, Furla bag and

I’m on my first work trip to New York City for my new job. It’s a totally thrilling experience – new people, new places, intellectual stimulation, beautiful sights…I’m loving it. (Follow along on Instagram for more from the trip.) I’ve traveled many places for work, including NYC, but never at this time of year. In … Continue Reading →

What to Wear to the Office

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Figuring out what to wear to work each day can be a real challenge. I’ve recently A. started a new job and B. started working in an office again after 3 years of being remote. Below are a few of the strategies I’m using to figure out what to wear each day in the office … Continue Reading →

The Multitasking Wardrobe: a Little Lace

Photography by David Kim.

I’ve talked before about how much I like to wear items that can double-time from work to weekend. One of the things I’ve enjoyed recently has been renewing my lingerie wardrobe, with Agent Provocateur being at the top of my list. Given that their pieces are unusual in design, they require special consideration to wear. While the … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: the LBD

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Dresses are a fantastic solution for a multitude of work situations. I recently had trustee meetings in Southern California and was delighted to find this number by DVF. It’s got the structure I generally look for in workwear thanks to a thick fabric and strategic seams, but the ruffles at the bottom of the skirt add … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: Feeling Spring

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My love for all black looks has been well documented on the blog. Black just works for work – I always feel sharp and appropriate, be it in a black blazer or black blouse and trousers…but with how incredibly beautiful the weather has been in San Francisco of late, I’m making a concerted effort to … Continue Reading →

The 3 Coats You Need Living in the City

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I mentioned here that I’ve recently moved to San Francisco from Silicon Valley. I’m having a great time and learning how to adjust my wardrobe for City living. Coats are without a doubt a necessity in San Francisco – between the chilly wind or fog coming in off the Bay, there’s almost always a need … Continue Reading →