Saturday, August 06, 2011

Wardrobe: a true, cool Summer


Jacket – Elizabeth and James, Cardigan – Miu MiuGray silk tee – Decolette, Blue tee – Kain Label, 
Skirt – Donna Karan, Gray Pants – Chloe, Gray corduroy jeans - Gucci, Scarf – Hermès

Rose blouse - Carven, Pink satin trench – Nina Ricci, Blue mohair coat – Diane von Furstenberg, dress – Roland Mouret, Skirt – see by Chloe, Plaid pants – A.L.C., Blue sweater – Rag & Bone, PeacoatMaison Martin Margiela

Lavender cardigan – Lucien Pellat-Finet, Striped tee – Saint James, Light blue top – Dolce & Gabbana, Dress – Coldwater Creek, pants – Chloe, Navy pants – Paul & Joe, Gray sweater – Organic by John Patrick, Floral tee – Coldwater Creek

Gray gauze scarf – Isabel Marant , Gray pearl studs – Carolee, Gray hoop earrings – John Hardy, Gray agate ring – Elizabeth and James, Beret – Jigsaw, Sun hat – Rag & Bone, Steel blue bangle – Alexis Bittar, Blue topaz earrings – John Hardy, Watch – Movado, Striped scarf – Madewell, Agate necklace – Chan Luu, Bag – Givenchy, Clutch bag – Marni, Square scarf – Hermès, Aqua and pink chiffon scarf – Matthew Williamson, Gloves – Forzieri, Blue suede pumps – John Lewis, Silver sandals – Linea Lorenzo, Gray penny loafers – Fratelli Rosetti, Gray & rose oxfords – Shop Ruche, Navy velvet boots – Topshop, Tall boots – Giuseppe Zanotti

9 comments:

  1. Vivienne, another beautiful collection, I love the suede footwear.

    I am a little hesitant in purchasing/wearing suede shoes/boots in case of getting caught in the rain. I know there are protection products on the market, and would ask if anyone has experience of how good they are.

    Thank you,
    Mme UK

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  2. Thank you, thank you! These are perfect. Your picks will really help me to visualize and break out of my 'comfort rut'. You must be a mind reader also, because these picks also fit some requirements I hadn't even mentioned-I can't wear really high heels (injured feet), and I am required to wear a skirt/dress to work, except in the winter months. I hate shopping, but I think these photos will really help. I had already decided to go for a grey base. If I can't find items like these in stores, I will have to break out my sewing machine (and knitting needles)!

    Trish

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  3. I absolutely love that Hermes scarf! Is it a recent design?

    Thanks!

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  4. That scarf is some variation on the traditional Brides de Gala. It's current on the Hermes website and in stores, and it comes in a handful of luscious color combinations. I had a hard time just including one of them in this wardrobe!

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  5. This was great as I am a "cool summer" and love charcoal grey. I still wear a lot of black but try to keep it on my bottom half. If I wear a black jacket, I wear a punch of color around my face (have to!). I can pull some great ideas from this capsule. Thanks!!

    xxBliss

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  6. This and the mother of pearl/abalone capsules are PERFECTLY wonderful! Because I live in Houston, I'd have to do a few exchanges, but not too many. Thanks for the ideas and inspiration. I, too, am in a fashion rut and have been incredibly inspired by your thoughtful capsule wardrobes. -mary

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  7. OK! I am new to blog sites and I hope I am doing this right.I am in my mid thirties and a mom of two young boys (4yrs and 7months old). I love fun style but have had to put things aside the last little while. I am about to take a big shopping trip to re do my wardrobe. I work part time (casual) and I do like to look trendy but comfy when I am out with my boys. I love your "crazy 8" ideas and I really need to get a handle on how to get a fresh start when I take this shopping trip. I attached a picture which really is my style in life.
    http://blog.artemisiastyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/VTGSIGN3.jpg

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  8. I LOVE this wardrobe. It would suit me to a T! I'm trying to get away from too much black as I get older, and gray has become my go-to color, mixed with blues and pinks and berry shades.

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  9. I recently found your blog and love it. Thank you for this wardrobe. It is exactly what I need to get me going toward a more color appropriate, adaptable wardrobe. Yes!

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