Someone asked me if it would be possible to replicate last week's travel wardrobe with grey in place of navy. Of course! This plan will work with any 2 neutral colors, and any 2 accent colors... ... View the Post
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paisley scarf - Brooks Brothers, red earrings - Blue Nile, knot earrings - Brooks Brothers, navy sunglasses - Paul Smith, square scarf - Etro, gold chain necklace - Brooks Brothers, red & white scarf - Monsoon, turquoise earrings - Michael Kors, navy & gold bracelet - C. Wonder, watch - Nixon
You could survive without three scarves - you can live with no scarves at all! The gold jewelry all shares a chain/link sensibility, and two simple pairs of earrings in your accent colors can get a lot of mileage. Sunglasses in one of your core neutrals, and you're ready to travel...
Navy short-sleeved tee - J. Crew, navy long-sleeved tee ... View the Post
I get some amazing questions, with descriptions of trips that make me absolutely green with envy! One of my friends recently shared that she's going to be in Belfast, London, and Paris - what a dream trip for me...
She had isolated two jackets that she wants to take, and around which she would like to build her travel capsule wardrobe.
navy rain jacket - Jack Wills, short trench coat - Woolrich
These are great choices - something waterproof is ALWAYS essential in Ireland, and it's wise to have a lightweight jacket even in the middle of the summer.
So my thinking: you need to start with a dark neutral color; navy is the obvious choice in this case. I always start with a "core of four" in the dark neutral, ... View the Post
There was one more color combination waiting to be addressed in the beautiful Hermes Pique Fleuri de Provence - Turquoise and Hot Pink. And that got me thinking that these three accent colors (don't forget Orange), on a base of black and white neutrals, would be a perfect wardrobe scheme for... well, for everything, forever. I see the symbol for this wardrobe like this:
And with this as your focal point, you can just combine garments and make purchases with confidence...
So one last trip, with the Hermes scarf as the initial inspiration: ... View the Post
So if you love the scarf, but hot pink isn't your favorite, what about turquoise? ... View the Post
Someone suggested that the orange accents from last week might easily be substituted with turquoise blue. Entirely right, very simple, and very beautiful. ... View the Post
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Using this painting as the focal inspiration for outfits really demonstrates how you can start with a core of neutrals, and then build out with some unexpected accent colors... ... View the Post
Why yes, I have styled this scarf before, in very different colors... ... View the Post
These were the accessories I used; I think I remembered everything...
And these were the outfits I wore. I'm sure I forgot something, but this is the general gist of what I'm wearing, so far... ... 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