Mmmm, I think this is lovely - pink without being prissy... ... View the Post
A Common Wardrobe Archives - Page 5 of 9
Maybe it's my eyes, maybe it's my computer, but to me, this looks like a lovely pale pink.
Back in the dark ages, when I was a wardrobe consultant at a department store in Des Moines (!), we used to advise EVERYBODY to buy a handful of tops in the same color as their blush. A blouse, a tee shirt, a twinset, maybe a turtleneck - these colors can be worn with ANY neutral, and they were always flattering.
But that was also at a time when there would always be an entire round rack of "house brand" blouses in every color of the rainbow, ditto for tee shirts and sweaters, somewhere in the store. Now, you have to be an internet detective to find garments in varying shades of rose, pink, coral and ... View the Post
The Common Wardrobe with which we started: ... View the Post
I chose to work with a light version of Monaco blue, because (a) it was what's available, and (b) I think it brings a more sophisticated look to the gray and navy of the Common Work Capsule Wardrobe. A nice alternative to the usual light blue that's always available in oxford shirts... ... View the Post
I confess, Monaco Blue is NOT an easy color to find. I ended up going with lighter tones of it, but you might have to use your imagination a little bit for this color, until it becomes more widely available in stores. ... View the Post
To make up for my paltry blogging efforts this week as my household battles the Norovirus, I now present for your study the very lovely Poppy Red, with the Common Capsule Wardrobe, the Common Work Capsule Wardrobe, and the Common Warm Capsule Wardrobe. This is indeed a color that works with everything! ... View the Post
I thought that this one was challenging, so I tossed in some accessories that blend warm colors with the cool of the violet. I think it turned out quite well! ... View the Post
This isn't exactly as bright as I think "Lemon Zest" is supposed to be, but I thought that this shade of yellow was particularly well-suited to a conservative environment. It also might be a bit kinder to some complexions... ... View the Post