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 →
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 →
Somebody 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 →
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 →