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Then, when I was in Aspen, CO (attending Aspen Fashion Week), I did a little shopping at the lovely shop The Gallerie. There, I expanded the limits of preppy—and my credit card—on all things Trovata. With the help of the Gallerie's owner, Sarah, I picked up plaid shirts, stripey cardigans and a chambray shirt dress with a ribbon belt (which I'm wearing in the top photo). I felt ready to hop the ferry to Bar Harbor.

My obsession not quite yet satisfied, I completed the picture on the L.L. Bean Signature website. There I found a plaid shirt-dress for under $100. Now if I could just rent a Golden Retriever somewhere...