Inspired by Angie's blog post I pulled out a spring floral cotton napkin to wear as a scarf to tie together peach and cornflower blue with white flats and bag. Does this work? Is the "scarf" too napkin looking to wear this way? Are the colors of the outfit working together? Dare I wear this "scarf" out in public?
- WIW: Spring Scarf (napkin)
- For Aida: Tweed jacket w/white & silver + jacket lab
- Tie front dress
- Being a devil with the Pattern-Mixing
- Can a faux fur vest work with a puffer?
- Furry Vest Fun
- Need an opinion: which topper?
- The Red Kimono: ok or too much? ETA: Long jeans & column of black
- Capsule for my citron ankle pants
- Chopped jeans
Aida asked me to do an outfit with the same jacket I did with dark jeans only with white and silver or gold.
I went with silver because of silver toned zipper detail on the red jacket. White dog graphic tee for white theme. (Photo 1) What do you think? (2/3)
I also tried some other jackets. White tweed jacket (4/5), silver metallic jacket (6/7), and long black jacket (8/9). What do you like, not like? I'd love to have your suggestions and preferences. Is low or high contrast better?
I don't have much in the way of tie front tops but do have a couple of tie front dresses. This one is silk and bought because the colors went well with my EF bone. I intended to wear it as a tunic over bone skinny pants but need a dress for a tea today and wanted to give it an outing. The tie is very narrow and string-like.
The topper is an EF button-down dress. I do not have ideal footwear for this outfit. In the first photos are white/bone patent kitten sling back heels (1/2). the photo (3) shows my EF ankle strap flats. Which ones? I need a pale grey dressy flat.
Also, which necklace? Pearls or pendant or something else? With the topper I felt I needed a filler.
I welcome your thoughts and suggestions. Maybe this dress is too short and should only be a tunic? Bad style for someone without a waist?
For an example of pattern mixing from my closet, I found I could put together something from my blush/navy capsule and had to include underwear :)
Please overlook the wrinkles and bed-head. I will wear my blush wool
coat if needed. Is this too crazy (without the bra on the outside) to really wear in public? Would my blush or navy kitten heels be better? I could also use a navy bag instead of this blush one. This feels like fun to wear but I'd appreciate your thoughts before I go public. I could add the top half to a navy skirt with cream polka-dots for even more maximal fun.
I tried my faux fur vest over my puffer coat for extra warmth. Does this work? The last photo is the puffer without the vest. Actually the last photo is a longer puffer coat over a puffer jacket, so I am looking pretty puffy here. Too much? I'm trying to find new ways to keep warm. Comments and suggestions welcomed.
You have seen these furry vests before. I would love your thoughts as to what eorks and what does not.
1-4: multimedia furry vest with a tan wool skirt. Bag and shoes repeat animal print. ( this is a lighter look than the vest with black)
5-6: really furry vest with column of white
7-8: For Angie. Multimedia vest with brown leather skirt, silver belt and shoes.
My challenge on ElCee's thread is to wear toppers this week that don't play well under coats. My difficult topper today for teaching and dinner out....long jacket ( often too long under other coats) or poncho? Either would work for the occasion.
Photos1/2 are a long jacket.
Photo 3: poncho
Photo 4: outfit without a topper
Which should I wear? Would black booties be a better choice of footwear?
Angie's blog post reminded me of a kimono that I use as a robe. Does it work with jeans on me? I would love your thoughts.
Bonus of what I wore to meet a group of new neighbors...black and bone.
Angie's post inspired me to do a small capsule for my own citron or light yellow gold ankle pants. I wish that I could like directly to my capsule but will try to put it in Finds on this post. Theses are the items that seemed to work when trying things on. I stuck to white as the neutral. I am posting this in hopes to inspire others to make capsules. Would you make any eliminations? Do you see holes?
Inspired by Angie, I took a scissors and chopped. Did I chop off enough?
These are shown with 1.5 inch heeled pumps. I have ankle strap flats too to try.
The jeans have not been washed yet since the chop. Is the flare at the bottom too large? I can always cut them shorter for summer clam diggers.
What do you think so far?