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What a great necklace! It made me think of softness, iridescence, and creating a background that wouldn't detract from the details of the clasp, and the textures of the pearls. ... View the Post
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
Lots of people really liked my post about a "Chanel-inspired" wardrobe based on 2 suits, but expressed concern because they found it too dressy. So I've tried here to work from the same general idea - four garment groupings in 2 neutral shades, and then build around them for a 24-piece wardrobe. This is primarily a very casual wardrobe, with only one skirt, and one dressy blouse. There are some flowers, and some lace, and the obligatory Spring 2012 pair of "fashion color" pants... Enjoy! ... View the Post
Someone commented that when they looked at the camel and navy wardrobe here, they just imagined that the camel garments were gray... From your lips to my ears: here's the same wardrobe, generally, but more casual, and substituting gray for camel. I think my next adventure might be to switch out the accent colors, eh? ... View the Post
This post is going to cover a lot of bases: I've received emails asking for a navy and camel wardrobe using pastels (specifically light blue and pink), I've had lots of questions about how many outfits can you REALLY get out of 24 items of clothing (over 100, easily), and I've had requests for showing how accessories can be worn with a variety of different ensembles.
Something to note here - once I got past the core of the two "eights" in the neutrals, I added some things that... well... not everybody would like! Partly, I really love the plaid pants, but moreover, I wanted to show what kind of options are possible when building on a solid core. And yes, I would wear those saddle shoes in a heartbeat!
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love, Janice ... View the Post