Monday, August 27, 2012

Chic Sighting: At the Atwood Cafe

She's pretty, she's charming, she's a whirlwind of a manager, and she was the Chic Sighting at brunch yesterday!

Tee shirt – Kain Classic, flats – Lanvin, small square scarf – Aspinal of London, pants – L’Agence, hoop earrings – Wallis Fashion, bracelet – Tiffany, coral ring – RAIN, belt - Bulgari

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  1. I love this outfit. It's extremely practical! Plus, when the weather turns colder, the wearer just needs to add a cardigan and coat...and voila! Season-ready.

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  2. I don't usually comment about individual pieces since I try to look at the ideas, not the pieces. But the split-toe flats creep me out to no end! I know they're expensive and en vogue and all that, but I would be completely distracted if I were having a business meeting with someone wearing them.

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    1. Oh NO!!!! Those were NOT the shoes she was wearing - I grabbed the wrong image. This will be corrected tonight, when I get home from work. I'm SO GRATEFUL you commented. In your mind, substitute nice non-split patent flats...

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    2. Whew! I am so relieved. I know you often pick similar images rather than the actual item, so I was hoping that was the case. Not that I am the arbiter of what's fabulous or anything, I know plenty of people love those shoes and it's probably just my hang-up...

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    3. I have to post similar things - I can't just throw women down on the street and ask them what brand of clothing they're wearing. Although sometimes, I've been tempted... When I do Chic Sightings, I try to do justice to the overall appearance of the women I see - sometimes I have to compromise on the EXACT items!

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    4. I think anyone would be incredibly flattered if you were to ask. Of course it'd probably be overkill to do that every time you had a chic sighting, but if you wanted to find a particular item for your own wardrobe...

      You never know, they may follow your blog and that's the reason they look so put-together in the first place!

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    5. It's surprising sometimes how flattered someone will be when you ask. I learned to do that about hair. I read once that if you see someone with a hairstyle you like, hit 'em up; ASK. They've got a great hair stylist behind the great hair. Of course, you have to choose your circumstances and approach (starting off with the big compliment is best); the appropriateness at the time. But I've gotten some good tips. (Janice, we're not trying to tell you how to do your "job." We're not there; we don't know the setting. Just say'in...) I think it's phenomenal how you do the sighting and pretty much identically come up with the capsule from memory and have it here on the web! I guess we tend to zero in and freeze-frame in our minds what takes our eye, but not everybody can do what you do, Janice. I can't help but keep referring to you as Genius Janice.

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  3. Nice example of a well put together ensemble. Nothing fussy or complicated this can be adopted to anything from jeans to silk trousers. This to me is the essence of being well dressed.

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  4. Lovely and so easily adapted with different coloured Ts and accessories.

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  5. Looks like red and black on my computer, which I associate more with winter, but this is pretty much end-of-summer and perfect, isn't it.

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  6. I just bought a black and white scarf from a thrift store this past weekend. Nice to see one styled here.

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  7. On my screen it's a pretty coral, not red. It's amazing how different screens show color.

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  8. I know you have mentioned it before, but how do you get such crisp photos of the items you show us? I just started putting my current wardrobe up on polyvore and I would love to be able to make the images cleaner. Thank you.

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  9. I love your blog - it's so inspiring! As a stay-at-home single mom with aspirations to wear more than yoga pants, I love your outfits! And let's just say that your Parisian weekends help me live vicariously....

    Now, how would you wear that cute scarf??? I can completely see myself wearing all of these pieces, but can't picture the scarf. Thank you!!!

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