Thursday, March 12, 2020

Spring Pink Blazer

I have packed up all my winter wear and brought out the spring and summer clothes. But since it's still a little cold out, I have pants and blazers to enjoy in spring tones.

checked pink blazer from 1. State, Uniqlo tee, Ralph Lauren pants, Frye heels

Friday, February 21, 2020

More Monochromatic

This week I dressed every day in one color. This was a fun challenge and I was also trying to wear button-up shirts when possible. Enjoy!

Monday, February 17, 2020

Monochromatic Dressing

A little study in brown on a rainy February Monday!

J. Crew shirt, cashmere vest, Ann Taylor skirt, Salvatore Ferragamo heels

Friday, February 7, 2020

Bend It Like Beckham

Victoria Beckham's Spring/Summer 2020 collection is totally inspiring me lately. I am loving her slimmer suiting silhouette and her color combinations. 

So while it's not an exact copy, with my pink and brown combo, I feel I am channeling that groove. 

pink cashmere sweater by Todd & Duncan, brown ruffle blouse by August Silk, Banana Republic pants, vintage Salvatore Ferragamo brown kitten heels

And just wait until I get out my 70s wide-collar button up blouse.

Friday, January 31, 2020

The Flawless 18-Year-Old Sweater

I have had this Banana Republic sweater for 18 years. And it is still flawless. No pilling. No stains. No loose threads. 

On a whim, this past week, I checked the tag. It confirmed it was made for the Spring 2002 season. (I love that BR posts the date on their tags!) And it is made of 74% wool and 26% cotton. I used to think that cashmere and merino sweaters were the holy grail of longevity, but not any more.

Not only does this sweater stand the test of time, but it also stands the test of fashion. 

Flattering v-neck. Timeless dark camel/caramel color. Understated ribbed texture. 3/4-length sleeves. Crop length.

I don't know what else makes this sweater so perfect, but if the people behind Everlane, J. Crew, and current BR could replicate it, they'd have a knit hit on their hands.

scarf by 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target, sweater from Banana Republic, Mason's pants, Donald J. Pilner ankle boots

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Another Plaid Pants Outfit

I have endless outfit ideas for these pants! Here is another take.

cashmere sweater by Theory, vintage Lanvin scarf, plaid Banana Republic pants, Jimmy Choo shoes

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

All New

Usually these days, I am buying secondhand online, which is a little risky when there isn't a return policy. This is because it is very difficult for me to get to a brick-and-mortar store for a couple of hours. However recently I had some time, and off to the mall I went!

I was looking for pants, and struck out at J. Crew. But Banana Republic had some great offerings and I took home this great pants-and-sweater combination, with colors and cuts that are right up my alley!

crewneck sweater and wide-leg crop pants from Banana Republic, Stuart Weitzman booties