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Purple Reign

PURPLESKIRT We can’t help but be affected by the death of Prince and so many other notable celebrities lately. I went to see in concert in Wembley in the early 90’s and still remember exactly what a I wore: black organdi tee, Vivienne Westwood hotpants, Woldford dark grey shimmer opaque tights and black suede ankle strap sandals by Charles Jourdan. We were quite close to the stage and had a great view. I am enjoying my own Purple Phase even more in his memory.

Maybe it was bound to happen, there is a limit to the amount of neutrals one can wear and even though I thought I had a ‘neutral’ wardrobe, colour and print live there too. [Sorry, yes that is a plastic bag hanging off my tree in the background – we are weeding and trimming in the garden.] 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

Closet Additions: New Pants

NEWPANTS4I’ve been after wide leg pants for a while and finally found some to match my criteria here. They are softly tailored, machine washable and required no alterations whatsoever. 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

Closet Additions: Coat, Tote and Tunic

LONGCOAT Believe me I thought long and hard before adding another coat to my collection and a third black one at that. It had to be super easy to wear, longer length but not too long, warm but light enough for Spring wear (with low ankle boots/sneakers) and this one by Theory more than matches up. Theory is a favourite label of mine for outerwear because I know the the shoulders are cut narrowly which is a must and the style usually ultra simple. There are no shoulder pads at all in this one. Continue reading