If you were ever afraid of mixing shades of blue, this might give you courage! ... View the Post
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Come visit today at A Femme d'un Certain Age, where I explore the possibilities of wear ONE DRESS every month of the year. ... View the Post
This scarf is like storm clouds, with just a bit of sun peeking through... A scarf this distinctive and beautiful could be the one single accessory which helps you define your wardrobe color-scheme. ... View the Post
August 10, 2012
We should all be carefully planning our fall and winter purchases right now...
Janice ... View the Post
Come visit my guest post at A Femme d'un Certain Age. It's sort of classic and conservative on the surface, but when you peel off the more traditional outer layers... ... View the Post
12 more garments, also from L.L.Bean. And then, I thought I would show all of the possible outfits... When I got up to 48 outfits, I threw in the towel. And these outfits were assembled BEFORE I ever started using the navy corduroy pants, or the navy tee shirt, or the striped oxford shirt, or the blue jeans...
So okay, this wardrobe doesn't include any lime green. No orange. No abstract prints. No platform pumps... Some of us are fine without those things. ... View the Post
I know, everybody HATES L.L.Bean clothes, but their clothes are perfect for illustrating the concept of building a capsule wardrobe by fours. And frankly, there's a world full of women who would look better dressed in these simple garments, rather than the gaudy, poorly-made tat that they're wearing... (none of us, of course, but we all know people who might tone it down a notch or two...) Rather than using accessories from Bean, I've chosen a few things from the other end of the fashion scale - iconic scarves, fabulous shoes. That's the real beauty of simple, unadorned clothes in neutral colors - they serve as a perfect base for accessories that do the real "talking". ... View the Post
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