Lady of the House

1. LADIES FIRST: Stretch jersey knit sheath dress and perforated leather jacket, both by Escada, at Nordstrom. Nude patent leather open-toe pumps, by Beverly Feldman, at The Little Shoebox, Ruxton. Leather and rhodium cuff by Lisa Freede, at Alice Jane, Mount Washington. 24-karat hammered gold vermeil hoop earrings, by Herve …

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Shop and Tell

TRUE CONFESSION: One night last summer I took an Ambien to help me fall asleep. Seven business days later a FedEx box filled with $1,139.15 worth of Gap clothing appeared magically on my doorstep. Whoops! In case you haven’t heard, Ambien can occasionally result in a strange behavioral side effect …

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1. Silk print sleeveless dress with gold-studded collar, $478, by Nanette Lepore, at Trillium, Green Spring Station. Wool-blend, tweed jacket with velvet trim and knit pockets, $1,900, by ETRO, at Ruth Shaw. Gold knuckle ring, by Laruicci, $470, at Katwalk Boutique. Fox fur patchwork bag with tortoise chain handle, $1,295, …

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