Tag Archives: Gap 1969

Fit

SPRINGThere’s no denying it anymore – I have gained something like 6kg in the last year and it has to go back to wherever it came from! It may not sound like much but I would need to grow taller by at least 60cm to spread that extra weight out 🙂 Honestly I have never dieted my whole life and I am not about to start now in my 49th year. Well because I am 49 this year, it becomes harder to maintain a stable weight. OK, it’s harder to maintain anything really …. Continue reading

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Closet Evolution: Dressing Down the Chanel Jacket

TWEED2OK, so here’s the context: the Classic Tweed Chanel Jacket does not, in fact, suit my body – yes, it was painful to discover that BUT I found the solutions that worked for me …. Today was a beautiful sunny day and I didn’t want to wear a coat but knew I need to be warm so decided Tweed was the answer and this is my only tweed number …. Continue reading

Silk Spots and Cashmere

SPOTTEDCROPOne of my ongoing Wardrobe Resolutions is to wear my silk shirts and blouses more in a casual way since I’m not bound to any kind of corporate formality. Most of the blouses and shirts are by Jaeger like this spotty one. The perfect answer for me is wearing them with jeans. Continue reading

Spring Camel Preview

SPRINGCAMEL3I’m testing out a Spring combination of unlined coat, jumper/jeans/ankle boots thinking I could get away with it being quite sunny today – not a chance due to the biting wind – I ended up shivering all the way along the short walk to my destination …. brrrrr! Continue reading

Reverse Layering

CENTPLISJAN2 Another way to layer from when I had another round of mild flu a couple of weeks ago: Hermès cashmere vest (part of a twin set), a thick cotton Gap Boy’s utility shirt (plan to wear this as a light jacket in Spring) and Hermès shawl. Continue reading

Winter Green

LAMBSCARFCLOSESomebody really wanted to be in this photo 🙂  So this Burberry lambswool scarf had to be mine when I saw the lovely lime green base and check in ecru, greys, deep plum, beiges and orange. Continue reading