It's always difficult to know what shoes to wear with a dress like this. While metallic sandals would always be an appropriate choice, the coat in this ensemble makes it possible to wear open, ornamented black sandals. Packing a black clutch and black sandals is handy, because you can then wear them if you want to dress up the other dress, or the skirt. ... View the Post
purple Archives - Page 6 of 8
Purple with Jeans or Khaki
Purple with simple white shirts
Purple with your summer tee shirts, and white jeans
Purple with a blouse, for work
Purple with patterned pants
Purple with patterned skirts ... 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
As promised! The plaid skirts and cardigans were a specific request from a reader; I think they give a very youthful and "New England-y" feel to this wardrobe...
Tomorrow, I'll toss in some accessories, and build a couple of week's worth of outfits!
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I was not able to finish navy/grey last night, so I'm doing another step-by-step, this time using my own personal 333. This is a thought process that I can describe in great detail!
Regarding the final number of tops, jackets, cardigans etc.: start with a general target number for your final wardrobe. I personally like to have 10 "bottoms" (i.e. skirts or pants), and I want 6 or 8 cardigans or blazers, because I wear them frequently. And I know going in that I want to include both a very basic black knit dress, and my road-warrior black velvet Eileen Fisher dress.
First, I of course will start with black. I wear a lot of black, and I never get bored or tired of it. (lots of scarves make a difference!) ... View the Post
If you have brown eyes with a purple ring around the iris, you're a witch. Or at least that's what they believed in the village in which she was raised. So, she decided to run with it... ... View the Post