Category: Reviews


  • Réalisation Par JULIET Review: Trying THE Instagram Model Dress

    Réalisation Par JULIET Review: Trying THE Instagram Model Dress

    Romance: noun – a feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.Everyone is your Romeo when you are wearing this dress. This is Réalisation Par’s description of their #1 dress, the Juliet. To begin with, “everyone” is not my Romeo in this dress. Sure, any boy is free to fall in love with me… but […]

  • A.P.C. Women’s Jeans Review: Is Their Denim Worth $220?

    A.P.C. Women’s Jeans Review: Is Their Denim Worth $220?

    “You’re the Stones? Sing ‘Satisfaction.’ You’re A.P.C.? You’re good at jeans.” That’s Jean Touitou’s, the founder of A.P.C., compelling analogy of A.P.C.’s signature piece: their jeans. Since 1987, A.P.C. knows what works: timeless basics. On any given French person in the 3ème arrondissement, it’s all A.P.C., all the time… actually on any French person in […]

  • Rouje LENA Dress Review: Is This The Ultimate Date Dress?

    Rouje LENA Dress Review: Is This The Ultimate Date Dress?

    The Lena is one of Rouje’s newest dresses. It’s a midi-dress with 13 buttons down the front, a frilled collar and capped sleeves. The dress’ sweetness is offset by a striking red on black Italian inspired spot print… Basically, the Lena is like Jean-Luc Godard meets Fellini. It’s a living the sweet life kind of […]

  • Rouje GABIN Dress Review: Trying The Dress That ALWAYS Sells Out

    Rouje GABIN Dress Review: Trying The Dress That ALWAYS Sells Out

    Rouje’s Gabin dress, i.e. the dress that always sells out. You’ve seen this dress before… or you’ve at least seen one of its many dupes. With its five buttons running down the front and a tie closure, the Gabin has been copied many, many, many times since it came out two years ago. … but […]

  • Solid & Striped Swimwear Review: Sizing, Quality and Everything Else

    Solid & Striped Swimwear Review: Sizing, Quality and Everything Else

    When was the last time you wore a simple solid black one piece bathing suit? Probably not in a while, right? … same. Until I needed a suit to do a bunch of water activities in. It needed to be able to hold everything in place so I could concentrate on, well, not drowning.

  • Joining The Dots: Réalisation Par VIOLETTE Dress Review

    Joining The Dots: Réalisation Par VIOLETTE Dress Review

    Polka dots are the unsung hero of all wardrobes. Stars and stripes get way more playtime than the simple dot. You’d think that with Yayoi being the Instagram moment of the 2010’s… You’d think that with everyone flocking to see Damien Hirst’s latest at Art Basel…

  • Réalisation Par TEALE Review: Is This Their Best Dress Yet?

    Réalisation Par TEALE Review: Is This Their Best Dress Yet?

    The Teale is my fifth Réalisation Par dress. … and it might be my favorite. When I get dressed I have two icons in mind: Kate Moss and Lily Aldridge. Their simple but rock and roll style, with Nashville charm and British flare, is my dream look. To achieve it, I rely on Pinterest and […]

  • TKEES Flip Flops Review: Are These Sandals A Flop?

    TKEES Flip Flops Review: Are These Sandals A Flop?

    It’s never crossed my mind to spend more than $26 on a pair of flip flops. Rubber Havaianas do the trick and last for years… But then I saw two pictures of Kate Moss in the 90’s and decided that I needed a pair of leather flip flops. My sister has seven pairs of the […]

  • HVN Cherry Lily Dress Review: I Bought a $445 Dress Sight Unseen

    HVN Cherry Lily Dress Review: I Bought a $445 Dress Sight Unseen

    From the simple cut to the sweet cherry print, I knew it was only a matter of time before I bought HVN’s cherry Lily dress. … but, I didn’t think I would order it online, sight unseen. $445 USD is a lot to spend on a dress. It’s even more to spend on a dress […]

  • Rouje SIZE Review: How Do These “French Cool Girl” Dresses Fit?

    Rouje SIZE Review: How Do These “French Cool Girl” Dresses Fit?

    Hands up if you’ve spent more than one hour on Jeanne Damas’ Instagram.Hands up if you’ve spent more than two hours on Jeanne Damas’ Instagram. … basically, hands up if you’re obsessed with Jeanne Damas‘ effortless Parisienne style. Same.