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
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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
come see me at A Femme d'un Certain Age, where we explore the possibilities of NOT being the bride... but getting to be a part of the wedding! ... View the Post
May 3, 2012
Actually, she included 24 ways to wear a blouse, but some of them were a bit... unusual...
Blouse and matching skirt:
Blouse and pencil skirt:
Blouse over tee shirt with matching skirt or shorts:
Blouse with trousers, or AGAIN with a matching skirt:
Blouse as a jacket over a tank top and trousers, or with white trousers:
Blouse with matching trousers, worn as a jacket over a striped or a solid tee shirt:
I'll be away for a few days at a family celebration, so I won't be posting, or responding to comments and emails. Rest assured, I'll be back here Tuesday late morning, after my ridiculously early work shift!
PS - If you are looking for more color ... View the Post
I received a question about what could be worn with a specific Hermes scarf - one with a lot of brown, beige and camel tones in the center, and a bright green border. My suggestions include all of the shades of brown, gold, white, and navy, which is always so nice with bright green...
And a lot of these clothes come from J. Crew. I've been spending a LOT of time lately in the local J. Crew store, gift shopping, and I've found that they stock a large number of nice-quality basic garments. Maybe not to your taste, or your budget, but certainly they are good "thought-starters".
Have a lovely weekend! ... View the Post
Come visit me at A Femme d'un Certain Age, where I'm exploring the possibilities of what to take for an "April in Paris" 2nd honeymoon. Navy, green, and springtime! ... View the Post
I'm over at Tish's again today, where it's all about violet, and navy, and grey.
You DO understand that "April in Paris" also means May in Milwaukee? or December in Durban?
Of course you do... ... View the Post
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I'm back over at A Femme d'un Certain Age today, talking about how to elevate basic clothing into the much more alluring bistro attire; come visit! ... View the Post
Today, I've had the incredible honor of writing a guest post for A Femme d'un Certain Age. This is truly an honor; I was delighted to be invited to participate. ... View the Post