This scarf beautifully illustrates the flags of the 17 participating countries of the Marshall plan, and architectural details from the State Apartment of the Hotel de Talleyrand. The border of the scarf features a quote from General Marshall regarding the necessity of the Marshall Plan. The Hotel de Talleyrand served as headquarters of the Marshall Plan from 1948 - 51. ... View the Post
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Over at A Femme d'un Certain Age, I posted a nifty little travel ensemble. Come visit! ... View the Post
Maybe it's because I was in such a good mood yesterday, but I saw LOTS of nicely-dressed women yesterday.
After a while, I realized that I could group these sightings in pairs, so that you get two perspectives on how to wear beige capris, two different outfits based on bright blue pants, and a way to wear the separates of a navy suit, paired with yellow.
Two things I must call out: 1. If you would wear a dress over a swimsuit, you probably shouldn't wear it to an office. 2. Leggings are NOT pants. And FWIW, neither are yoga pants... ... 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
So as lovely as the garments above are, this is certainly not going to be enough clothing to even get you through a week. Most of us would want at least five separate tops and bottoms (or a dress) to get through the week. Even if you wear black pants repeated each week, it's nice to have more than one pair.
Thus, I decided to take it upon myself to determine what additional garments Vivienne would want in order to consider this a complete wardrobe. Realistically, I think most of us would do this exercise twice - once for cooler weather, and once for the sweltering misery that passes for summer on much of our planet. But for starters, let's just round out this core wardrobe with a few of the essentials.
The ... View the Post