‘Tan’ was such a part of growing up in the 70′s. In the 80′s I think it turned beige with all the Chanel madness at the time and by the 90′s and 00′s, tan had become a dirty word in a world of black or simple white, never to be uttered in polite circles, discontinued and hidden away. Well, I still love it and wanted it but boy, was it hard to find! Everyone I spoke to had a different shade in mind which made it even harder until I got totally confused myself! At one point I thought I meant ‘Camel’. Continue reading
I love the white cherry blossoms against the perfect blue sky! Continue reading
None of us were fooled into thinking the relatively warm weather was going to last, right? OK, I might have put away the knee boots but the lined wool pants remain *sigh* in the middle of May. It’s cold enough to pull the camel vintage Jaeger coat from the dry cleaning pile as well! Anyway I took out a silk scarf I hadn’t worn in a long time (=years). It’s not really a scarf, just a length of silk from somewhere that I liked. It’s more a rectangle shape than square so I folded it on the longer side, put it around my neck crossing the ends over and tucked inside my jumper.
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Linking to Patti’s Not Dead Yet Style for Visible Monday
Silk camisole by Jasper Conran and alligator Collier de Chien cuff by Hermès
What are the odds of finding 4 totally different items by 4 totally different brands in the same pink? And as promised I wore some high heels with jeans….. Continue reading
It feels so good to wear lighter coloured accessories with the change in season. This is a new to me silk scarf I scored off *ebay. It’s a quality silk twill with plump hand rolled hems and the pattern is the perfect blend of a neutral background, green, ochre, red, khaki and blue. I’m getting better with remembering to put on the little trinkets Continue reading
For over 20 years I strived to be ‘dressed up’ and it seems the opposite is happening from now til whenever! There is again quite masculine elements even my belt is a vintage Gucci man’s. I often mix up steel/silver tones with goldtones, it’s not something I’m hung up with. Continue reading
To celebrate the sunshine and departure of Winter – finally – I broke out the coral jumper and straight blue jeans worn here with the ‘natural’ colour Evelyne bag and belt by Hermès. Continue reading