Tag Archives: Universal Standard

better cotton, better clothes

“Recycling vintage denim, sourcing sustainable cotton, and improving wash processes from start to finish, are just some of the ways that Gap is working to make denim that looks good and feels good, inside and out.” The Good News Right next door to the Gap store on Fifth Avenue, is a small pop-up shop also […]


there is nothing like a dame

Dame  Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for L’Oreal Paris Universal Standard This dress is from Universal Standard, mentioned before, here. They continue to surprise me with some of their really smart designs. Look at the cool angles in this aubergine colored dress. They’re subtle but important; they make what would otherwise be a simple dress “evening […]

universal standard

Calling all women sizes 10-28, who want a really stylish winter coat… The Standard When I looked at my mail this morning, Universal Standard was there telling me that this coat, the Beas coat, was now available. A month ago I tried the coat on at the Standard showroom; it’s soft, cocoonish, and brilliantly designed.  You can […]


New Instagram to follow www.instagram.com/annstreetstudio/ If you haven’t discovered Jamie at Ann Street Studio, and if you don’t want to read another blog, follow her on Instagram. If you love beauty in all forms, and especially if you love France, you’ll love her blog Picture of the week Apparently my Instagram followers love hats. This […]