Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Chic Sightings: Blue and Grey

Blouse – Tory Burch,  Suit – Linea,  pumps – Natan,  sweater – Kenzo,  scarf – Nordstrom,  jeans – J. Brand, canvas shoes - Keds
Earrings – Ippolita,  peacock print sweater – The Elder Statesman, skirt – Uniqlo,  boots – Paul Green, scarf – Missoni,  dress – Uniqlo, earrings – Novica,  pumps- 9 West


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  1. Love. Especially because that first suit looks like taupe to me. And it works.

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  2. I'm beginning to see the importance of settling on a color scheme if you want to have a wardrobe that works. At this point, most of us do not want an overflowing closet. We want things we wear and that work for us. I find all the color choices to be just a bit overwhelming. I've been at my 90 year old mother's this week and a look in her closet made me gasp. SO many colors! I'm beginning to think that my current black and gray and just fine thank you.

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    1. I agree Susan, in fact, it seems like color is the first thing to address if you are attempting to build a cohesive wardrobe. Sometimes I feel a bit boring and predictable in my black-laden wardrobe, but I like it and it works so I make no apologies.

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    2. One of the most important things I've learned, is that this feeling doesn't need to lead to a complete wardrobe rehaul. Maybe a new accent piece...

      I was thinking that todays 90 y.o. was enjoying adulthood in the post-war years, where economic prosperity meant lots of colour, new fabrics and so on, while at a time when black and grey may have been considered somber widow's weeds...
      Reminds me of an article I read today about older women's style...
      http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/fashion-blog/2013/nov/13/no-a-z-dress-get-older

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  3. I love those blues and greys. These are the colours I'm using for my winter wardrobe. As always, thanks for the inspiration Janice.

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  4. Just my colours; the blacks and greys make the accent colours sing. I've just been to NYC and checked out the Uniqlo stores there because you're showing more Uniqlo pieces. I did buy two Oxford shirts in Large, I usually find Medium works well, as I found their sizing runs a tad smaller than what I'm used to but didn't buy anything else because I didn't need anything else for winter. However, I'm looking forward to their Spring and Summer collection to see what I might buy online in my colours.
    Great ideas, Janice, and thanks for your ideas, suggestions and willingness to share a part of yourself.
    -Marianne in V.

    PS: Did you always have an eye for colour, clothes combinations and fashion? Or is this something you grew into with time and learned by trial and error?

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  5. Lovely outfits! I've got lots of blue and grey in my wardrobe. I particularly like layering different blues and purple or different greys together.

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