December 2nd, 2015
In The Wall Street Journal

‘Giving Clothing As Presents: A Failproof Guide’

‘Tis the season to give and The Wall Street Journal asked my husband for gift giving advice. Once off limits, the WSJ makes the argument that clothing can be a safe option.

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J. CREW

Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop

CHLOÉ

Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat

CHLOÉ

Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule

BURBERRY

Pleated checked wool midi skirt

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Checked wool blazer

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

High-rise straight-leg jeans

MONCLER

Blanche leather ankle boots

SAINT LAURENT

Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag

PRADA

Double breasted coat

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Square belt bag

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

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  • Nice Article!

    Paula BDecember 3rd, 2015  6:06 AM

     
  • I enjoyed hearing from your husband in the article. Would love to see a pic of the green pants!

    AprilDecember 3rd, 2015  9:44 AM

     
  • wait! i want that shirt!

    kendall conradDecember 3rd, 2015  9:44 AM

     
  • Good article and I agree. Surprised my daughter with a pair of Chanel espadrilles that she had been secretly yearning for…..her “dress up” Toms!

    KathyDecember 3rd, 2015  9:52 AM

     
  • Nice article! Love your husband’s suggestion about vintage rock tees….

    SusanDecember 3rd, 2015  10:25 AM

     
  • Great article in the WSJ! Just bought green khakis for my husband and sons – thanks for the idea.

    Lisa EastmanDecember 3rd, 2015  10:57 AM

     
  • Where is the shirt from? Need for my son! Great aritcle. I am filing it away.

    AlexandraDecember 3rd, 2015  11:49 AM

     
  • When I was in college, my dad would do his shopping
    at Magnin’s on Christmas Eve and gave me (and my mother) cashmere
    sweaters …. PERFECT PERFECT!

    GayleDecember 4th, 2015  12:48 AM

     
  • What a coincidence, I’m looking for colored khackis. Please can you share your rec for the perfect pair you bought your hubby? Many thanks!

    Mary BooneDecember 4th, 2015  12:58 PM

     
  • I bought the green khakis at land’s End

    PrestonDecember 6th, 2015  5:36 PM

     

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