inspiration + favorites: May

as fleeting as peony season

as usual, spring has been fleeting and fickle, and Memorial Day is already upon us. in the mood for a relaxed silhouette and prints galore.

new in:
the easy jumpsuit (more chic options here, here and here) // finally found! the most carefree item in my closet right now. love that the silk makes it easy to dress up or down.
raw pearl earrings // love a classic pearl, reimagined.
H&M x Conscious silk linen gown // a gem from the recent capsule collection. gorgeous and ethereal.

sale find:
tuxedo topcoat // classic gentlewoman. scored this at one of j.crew's recent sales, and it's refreshingly on point in fit & quality. double thumbs up on this one!

on repeat:
utility jacket // AG slim jeans // slouchy slim tees // toms // gauzy silk-cashmere scarf //

tennis whites, and the backstory of the iconic Adidas Stan Smiths:
"The simple white leather shoe is a blank slate. 'It’s like a canvas in a way,' Smith says. The structure accommodates cosmetic variation, and thus the shoe is suited to the sort of special-edition treatment that is the artisanal bread and whole-fat butter of contemporary sneaker merchandising. Moreover, this blank slate is appealing for the very purity of its blankness, a perpetually refreshing austerity that makes a strong claim for the universal chic of minimalism."
so funny that the white sneaker has become so current again. another reason not to trust those overly prescriptive 'do's and don'ts' lists!

P.S.: the spring closet edit + new discounts at the shop >>

for those of you stateside, happy Memorial Day weekend! i'll be incorporating lobster rolls and white sneakers and plenty of r&r...what are you living in lately? what are your weekend plans?


  1. That JCrew topcoat is stunning!! I've been so good lately, haven't bought a thing (aside from work shirts from Uniqlo), but then again I was never much for warm weather dressing. Have a good holiday!

    1. thanks koko! i'm with you on the f/w bias ;)

  2. Do you have that NLST army jacket? Love it soooo in the pics but wondering if it would work on my petite curvy frame, and sorry if this is a repeat comment my last one didn't seem to go thru.

    1. hi! i don't but it's close to the past-season rag & bone one that i have. will update here with any new finds on the army jacket front!


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