Mountain Chic

Reflections and observations on culture, food, style and travel

{ Coat: Burberry Brit / Sweater: Rag & Bone (from last year, similar here and other ideas below) / Jeans: Paige / Boots: Kork-Ease; Lips: NARS Manhunt } I love the frivolous and fickle nature of fashion, and I’ve been known to wear some truly interesting ensembles: in middle school, I went to the local skater store …

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Hat: J. Crew (old – similar here); Fur shrug: Vintage; Shirt: Patagonia; Cami: Tibi; Jeans: AG; Boots: Maison Martin Margiela; Necklaces: Jennifer Meyer; Watch: Michele Have you guys heard about this web site, Cabin Porn?  It’s a totally amazing Tumblr site filled with photos of drool-worthy cabins, and the curator of the site recently published a …

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On Monday night, I had the extraordinary privilege of hearing Zadie Smith deliver her lecture entitled Why Write. While Ms. Smith’s novels White Teeth and On Beauty stunned me with their brilliance and introspection, it was the thesis of her 45-minute lecture that resonated with me most deeply: the idea that writing and publishing in modern America has turned …

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