It might seem "out of season" to be thinking about a shawl, but it's well worth planning ahead in order to be prepared to wear this beauty. Fifty-five inches square, and an almost sheer blend of cashmere and silk, these shawls can be worn as a light layer in even the warmest weather - never forget the blast of air conditioning in every restaurant this time of year. Or use it to cover up during a long car trip... ... View the Post
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Over at my favorite other blog - A Femme d'un Certain Age.
If there's anything I know about, it's how to dress in Ireland! If you're going next week, you'll want to lighten this assortment up a little bit. But if you're going to be in Ireland in the autumn, which is UTTERLY beautiful, expect sunshine, rain, wind, and to be cold most of the time...
On a different note - does anybody have a favorite scarf, piece of jewelry, garment, etc. around which you would like to see some outfits suggested?
Or, how about a favorite painting???
Post a comment, or send an email to email@example.com. ... View the Post
So if you remember from yesterday, we had these garments in our Four by Four capsule wardrobe, planned for a trip to the shore:
After finding that these items worked really well for our specific needs, it was determined that the entirety of the summer wardrobe would be purchased with the same guidelines. First, a little something in darker colors, just so our jeans don't get lonely in the laundry!
And then a really pretty color, just because it's summer, and because it goes with our three neutrals:
Some more tops, in a variety of colors, and a few more essential summer accessories...
With these 24 garments, your summer is pretty much handled... And NO, I AM NOT TELLING YOU TO GO BUY YOUR ENTIRE WARDROBE FROM ... View the Post
Maybe it's because I was in such a good mood yesterday, but I saw LOTS of nicely-dressed women yesterday.
After a while, I realized that I could group these sightings in pairs, so that you get two perspectives on how to wear beige capris, two different outfits based on bright blue pants, and a way to wear the separates of a navy suit, paired with yellow.
Two things I must call out: 1. If you would wear a dress over a swimsuit, you probably shouldn't wear it to an office. 2. Leggings are NOT pants. And FWIW, neither are yoga pants... ... View the Post
One of the most frequent colors that I'm asked to work with is the teal/turquoise family. This pairs it with navy, and a dash of pink. You can see that you don't have quite as many outfit options when you include more colors, but still enough choices to satisfy almost anybody. ... View the Post
Someone earlier mentioned using this idea with navy and grey, with less conservative styles - and I was in the middle of that exact capsule wardrobe project! Here it is... ... View the Post
I love this necklace, with the range of colors that it presents, but the thing that I kept returning to was the possibility of using a warm, caramel-y, golden color to pick up the burnished metallic setting.
Proof that a signature accessory does not have to be blindingly expensive! ... View the Post
Sigh... My trip wasn't really fruitful, in terms of Chic Sightings. Midway Airport in Chicago is NOT the place to look for fashion icons...
But I was in the Burlington Mall on Sunday, and saw a lovely young woman - long blond hair, no makeup, radiant smile, and this colorful ensemble. She looked comfortable and happy, and it didn't hurt that she was with a very attractive young man! ... View the Post