Grey Cable and Yellow Silk

GREYSWearing a vintage Max Mara wool pleated skirt that’s among my favourites, also here and here, with a Gap Kids cotton cable jumper that happens to be the right length on me. It’s a little bit of a weird colour they call ‘Smoke’ but it’s not as dark as charcoal and has a subtle green undertone. It’s warm enough on its own when the weather improves but as it is, I need the thermal vests still underneath.

GREYS2You can see the differences in shade best here but I’m ok with it. My scarf is by Hermès called ‘Brazil’ in a warm yellow ochre colourway. This is a very comfortable and proportionate silhouette for me. The key was finding the right length of jumper.

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9 thoughts on “Grey Cable and Yellow Silk

  1. rukshanaafia

    Grey & yellow was one of the combinations my mother taught me – but in our family we always had to keep the yellow away from the face (and hands ) because otherwise we looked curried .

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    1. silkpathdiary Post author

      I normally wear lemon yellow and was surprised how much I love this shade. Fortunately seems to be ok with my skin tone but I know what you mean – I tend to keep most strong colours well away from my face. Thanks so much for visiting!

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  2. GK

    Love this grey and yellow combo. Just perfect for springtime. You are lucky to be able to wear cable knits jumpers. I love them, but they look awful on me. I’m chunky on top so they just add more bulk. 🙂

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    1. silkpathdiary Post author

      Thanks so much! Spring is back again at least for this week 🙂 Actually I have the similar problem because of my broad shoulders/upper arms if you look closely. I own only the other colourway of this jumper and a looser proper Aran jumper. Tried to find ones with plain sleeves but no luck.

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