Monday, March 16, 2015

A Clothing Diary Week 6

Even though I worked every day on The Vivienne Files, I also spent quite a bit of time last week doing things with my relatives and my neighbors. I find my wardrobe to be so helpful to me when I've got so many other demands on my time; it's easy to just reach into my closet and find something appropriate and comfortable without a lot of angst!


beaded sweater - J. Jill, pearl earrings - Majorica, pearl necklace - Majorica, pleated skirt -
Eileen Fisher, boots - Munro

velvet shirt - J. Jill, earrings - similar here, jeans - Eileen Fisher, shoes - Munro

earrings - Majorica, scarf - Hermes, shirt - Lands' End, cardigan - Lands' End, jeans - Eileen Fisher,
boots - Munro

striped shirt - St. James, earrings - Majorica, ballet flats - Chanel, slouch pants - Eileen Fisher

earrings - Rika, brooch - Tiffany, sweater - Eileen Fisher, jeans - Eileen Fisher, shoes - Munro

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11 comments:

  1. Thank you for another installment of your weekly wardrobe. I have been following this series closely and it is making a difference for me! I find myself looking for alternative ways to wear my basic wardrobe. Please keep going with this series!!

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  2. Velvet for cleaning?! O.o
    If I did that, I would look like I had rolled around on the floor and used myself as a mop, in less than 5 minutes. Yes, my house is very dusty (remodelling + cats).

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  3. I, love this series and appreciate the links. I, too, was struck by your doing your good deeds in a black velvet shirt! Well, that's why you and not I are the queen of clothes. :)

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  4. I'm traveling to London for first time from June 6-17. I don't know how to pack for its summer and should I bring a trench? What would your travel wardrobe be for such a trip? And are you still available for a Saturday brunch or tea if we are ever in Chicago?

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    1. I'd check the weather every day before you leave - the only think I know about the weather in London is that it's like Dublin (where I used to live) in that it can vary widely, and wildly. A trench is probably always worth having along, though.

      And yes, I'm always free for brunch or tea. That's a wide-open offer to ANYBODY coming to Chicago, just get in touch with me at theviviennefiles@gmail.com.

      warmest regards,
      Janice

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  5. Janice, these posts about what you actually wear are possibly my favorite! Keep them up!

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  6. Dressing for the occasion....you have some wonderful garments and bravo for helping your neighbours!

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  7. What a kind friend you are to help your neighbors. Love these posts, very helpful.

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  8. The romantic in me adores the references to you 'belovest'. Have a wonderful week!

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  9. Jeanne, VancouverMarch 16, 2015 at 4:27 PM

    Love these posts. When I'm next in Chicago I might just take you up on tea!

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  10. Would you consider doing a capsule based on Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose by John Singer Sargent? I am a "warm spring" and have always adored this painting (along with most of Sargent's work) http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carnation_Lily_Lily_Rose_John_Singer_Sargent.jpg
    I also adore your work. Thanks for all you do. Carolyn

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