The Vivienne Files
Capsule wardrobes inspired by art and nature
October 5, 2011 at 2:18 am
I am not sure how I stumbled across your blog Friday but I have spent hours looking at your wardrobe ideas, I love it!! Gives me great ideas and you clearly have a knack
The pics are my favourite, I can look and compare to what I haveThank you, Angela
October 5, 2011 at 6:14 am
I love your travel packing posts. The way you lay out each outfit helps me follow your thinking as you solve the day's three-dimensional, in-motion puzzle. It'd be even more fun if you did carry-on only. I mean, except for the part where you'd wear, out of necessity, the rubber boots on travel days!
October 5, 2011 at 7:29 am
I have just discovered your blog (via a link from another much-admired blogger) and have spent the day reading every word you have written here. What a treasure trove of stylish good sense wardrobe planning! I have used your Venice packing list as the basis as my own packing list for a trip to UK and Paris in February/March next year. Thank you so much for solving my packing dilemma, please know that thebtime you have spent sharing your skill is much appreciated!
October 5, 2011 at 1:46 pm
Wish I was going with you to Venice! Love the outfits.
October 5, 2011 at 3:56 pm
I wish I was going too – this is a wardrobe from a trip back in 2004! My next trip is later this month to Washington DC; you all will of course get to see the suitcase plan when it's finalized.thanks so much for being here,Vivienne
October 8, 2011 at 3:03 am
when do we get to see the "sources" for everything in this bag? I know it's all a bit out of date, but I'd be very keen to know where you found some of those lovely dark teal-ish items.
October 11, 2011 at 11:16 am
All of the cashmere turtlenecks are from L.L.Bean. Really. They have awesome cashmere. My teal coat was a super-vintage Eileen Fisher, which is waaaay too big for me now (sigh, but a happy sigh, sort of). I had a scarf from Echo, and a paisley Etro. Teal is out there almost every year, if you have the endurance to find it!thanks for asking,Vivienne
January 28, 2012 at 4:25 pm
love the outfits; love your blog! I'd love to know the "source" for the longer, tweedy/heather-looking coat. thanks!!
January 28, 2012 at 10:16 pm
My coat was Eileen Fisher – I have lost the reference for this coat, but I think it was vintage. Anybody else recognize it?
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