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About lvs

wears her grandfather's watch and her boyfriend's l.l. bean shorts

Words of Wisdom: Carolina Herrera’s 10 Style Rules to Live By

A full-length mirror is the most important accessory a woman can own. Do not be afraid to wear color. A woman who walks into a room full of black dresses wearing red, pink or orange is stunning and everyone turns … Continue reading

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Friend Friday: Put this on!

So this is our first post as part of Fashion/Beauty Friend Friday, directed by the lovely Modly Chic, and we couldn’t have asked for a better first set of questions!  P and I have often discussed our very different approaches … Continue reading

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hair today

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L’s Everyday

So last week I confessed to my more, shall we say, casual attire here in New Mexico, but on the days that I do get myself dressed, the above lineup is my go-to.  Partly because I didn’t pack very much … Continue reading

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winter skin rescue

    The most important product that I schlepped from Texas to New Mexico?  This giant bottle of Curel Itch Defense.  Temperatures below freezing + high desert dryness + 15 mph winds make for very unhappy skin, and my not-even-remotely clinical … Continue reading

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rocky mountain wear

It snowed for all of fifteen minutes this morning.  Luckily I was dressed for it.  (Dad’s old Lakeland shearling jacket, scarf from Istanbul, P’s early-’90s L.L. Bean flannel, Seven jeans, Ugg boots, Mom’s Wilderness Experience rucksack from the 1970s)

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this time last year

It was cold in the British Library. (Vintage Pendleton blazer, Vince cardigan, Target l/s tee, antique cameo, Melissa Rappaport turquoise necklace)

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