Saturday, October 10, 2015

My Favorite Posts: Packing with Camel

I'm not sure exactly why I love these so much, because I never wear camel! But I really love the way the richness of the color works so beautifully with deep jewel tones, or soft pastels. If I had the coloring to look gorgeous in camel, I'd be ALL over it...


Camel and Burgundy Travel Outfit




 





love,
Janice

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11 comments:

  1. A rich and elegant presentation. I don't wear camel, either -- far too warm for me -- but these groupings do look lovely.

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  2. I am so glad that you continue to share camel options even though you do not wear it. I am a camel girl. My first camel hair coat was worn until it was absolutely thread bare. Loved that coat and it played well with every other color. I am considering letting my dark (colored) hair go to gray and I fear that it may not work well with camel. If that is the case I will have a problem. LOTS of camel in my closet.!

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    1. You'll still be able to wear it, but you might have to adjust your accent colors.

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    2. I agree with Susan. I have dark blond hair going grey, mixing the camel with grey or navy (as per the third example) works perfectly - it's not just about hair, its also skin tone so if you always enjoyed wearing camel you will still suit it, it just needs careful balancing with grey/silver elements.
      Alice

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    3. thanks Ladies. I am fair and freckled and the camel has always worked. The whole go gray or not thing has been haunting me.

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  3. Camel & wine is such a classic combination.

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  4. Camel is also one of my goto colors, I love revisiting all these past wonderful posts and thinking of all the ways I can wear the colors. My favorite at the moment would be with navy or olive. Thanks for these trips down memory lane!!

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  5. Loving these oldie but goodie posts, Janice. It's so interesting to see what you, yourself, consider your most appealing wardrobes (whether you can wear them or not!).

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  6. Wow. You know you need another cup of coffee when you read "Packing a Camel" & think, geez, Janice must be going somewhere *really* interesting . . . .

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  7. I love this, too, but alas, can't wear it either.

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  8. These are my colors and I am in love with the combinations. I wore black and grey for so many years and didn't consider anything else until I had my colors "done" last spring. Now I am working in these colors as I replace items. Luckily, camel, burgundy and teal look good with both black and grey because I couldn't bring myself to toss everything and start over!

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