We’re firm believers in cost-per-wear, in the curation of smaller, highly functional wardrobes. We believe not only in buying clothes you love, but buying pieces that work for your current lifestyle. The problem, of course? Finding these style pieces. Happily, this is where we can help. We’re constantly testing out fashion products (and sometimes these tests last years) to see if a product is, actually, worth the cost. So if you’ve ever wondered if you should buy that Burberry trench coat, if Louboutin pumps have been magically engineered to be comfortable, why Golden Goose sneakers are so expensive (or if there’s a Golden Goose dupe that’s just as good?), or even if that cheap Amazon bathing suit is actually — surprise! — a good buy…you’re in the right place. Furthermore, if ever there’s an outfit piece you find yourself eyeing up, dreaming about, or constantly wondering if it is as good as you think it could be…let us know. I guarantee others are likely thinking the same thing, and we’d be happy to put it to the test. 

Is the Rebecca Minkoff Julian Backpack worth the price? It is the bag for moms (& anyone else who likes to carry stuff, really). Our editors weigh in...

The Rebecca Minkoff Julian Backpack: Still Worth The Price?

The very first time the Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack appeared on The Mom Edit, Pax was NOT impressed. Everyone else, however, was. That...
I call this woven goodness the 'honeypot bag,' but its real name is the Clare V Pot de Miel. It's sturdy, has texture & can fit a lot. Outfit ideas + why its worth it, inside.

Two Years Later…Clare V’s Pot de Miel Is Still My Favorite Bag

Linzi just mentioned that the striped version of my beloved Clare V Honeypot bag is currently 25% off at Clare V...which is v. exciting. Or terrifying.
Perfect black pants? EILEEN FISHER's The System. The silk joggers make for cool, breezy, polished outfits. No wrinkles, machine-washable, sustainable, available in plus-size.

The Case For Eileen Fisher’s Slouchy Silk Pants (ps. On Sale)

A year-and-a-half ago, I did a collaboration with EILEEN FISHER on her simplified capsule wardrobe, called The System. I reviewed a boxy silk shell, a pair of Audrey-Heburn-esque...
I thought people who buy expensive t-shirts were crazy. Then I got my 1st James Perse tee shirt. Worth it. 5 reasons why this white tee is the best.

Are James Perse White Tees Worth The Price?

If you are a t-shirt gal, you most likely by now know that not all tees are created equally. I live in t-shirts most days, and I have tried so many over...
TME has big love for Everlane jeans. So we've got a big denim haul: see how cheeky bootcut jeans, high-rise skinny button fly jeans, the kick crop & more really fit.

The Big Everlane Denim Try-On (With Sizing Notes)

Back when Everlane was running a denim sale, I went a little crazy and ordered a bunch of jeans to try. The thing is, as popular as Everlane is here at The...
Danner hiking boots, in addition to their durability, stability, longevity, waterproofing & comfort...are cute. The stylish factor is a main reason we love 'em.

Danner Hiking Boots: Are They Worth The Cost?

I bought my Danner Mountain Light hiking boots in 2016, in preparation for a trip. We were taking our two young boys to Iceland and had planned to do it up: explore...
A good bathing suit is hard to find. So, when a swimsuit has over 1,000 Amazon reviews, we MUST try it on. Our review of the Cupshe 1-piece suit — inside.

Tried It, Compared It: The Swimsuit With 1,000 Reviews

Ahh, swimsuit shopping. There's nothing new I can say here except...solidarity. I recommend self-tanner to start the quest with this time of year. I was fortunate enough to have found one for...
YASSS...Reformation's extended sizes are a win for plus-size fashion. From romantic perfect-for-picnic frocks to comfort-meets-sexy date night dresses. Our review.

Reformation’s Plus-Size Line: A Review

Since I started working with TME, I've heard so many great things about Reformation. Much of the team love their dresses and have raved about the quality of their clothes. So in...
Is it Madewell style we love or the actual clothes? We try on perfect vintage & roadtripper jeans + tops, skirts & spring outfits. Are we breaking up?

I Might Be Breaking Up With Madewell (Plenty Of RBF In My #DressingRoomSelfies)

I've been a longtime fan of Madewell jeans. They've carried me strongly through my 4-year career here at The Mom Edit and rarely let me down. But, for as many times as...
Levi's Ribcage jeans — we're obsessed. An 11-12" rise, are 99% cotton + 1% elastine & fit TTS. All that we love about flares & ankle straight fits — inside.

Your Guide To Levi’s Ribcage Jeans

Levi's is the brand of jeans that I just can't quit. Even though higher-end brands like MOTHER have become another favorite, when it comes to new silhouettes and washes, my mind goes...