WIW: some recent outfits

Some recents
1-2 Hudson jeans, Classiques Entiere silk shell, Citron linen kimono-esque jacket, MeToo flats. Worn to an art faire.
3.& 6. VC orange blazer, Halogen pencil skirt, silk shell, Franco Sarto loafers. Worn to Mass and out for brunch
4-5. Pleione top worn over BP tank, Paige capris ( thank you, San), unknown brand flats and bag. Worn for errands and shopping.
I felt comfortable and pretty happy with each of these, but wonder if I should try to get the attached ties removed from the shell in #2. They are attached at the side seams and are probably meant to be tied in back over a bit of gathering there. The Pleione top fits oddly when buttoned up but makes a light weight layer on a hot day. We may be nearing the end of our relationship.
Comments and suggestions welcomed

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  • Adelfa replied 5 years ago

    I love the outfit in 4 and 5. Things I like: the column of color, the light sheer print layer, the color of the bag and shoes. The whole thing works really well.

  • Lantana replied 5 years ago

    #1&#2 is a silhouette I love for the simplicity of the tee under the topper.
    #4&#5 looks perfect for the occasion. I would remove the ties; they are a little distracting.
    Don't let the Pleione top go yet, you know how hard it is to find the third piece in summer and this one fits the bill.
    You look at ease and confident in all of these, Joy.

  • Deborah replied 5 years ago

    Joy you look lovely in all of these. #3 is gorgeous, the orange is beautiful on you and is lovely with the navy.

  • jurocha replied 5 years ago

    #1 and #3 are my favorites. Yes, I tried to pick one to be THE favorite, but I couldn't: that's what happens when you have such great outfits. :)

  • Lyn D. replied 5 years ago

    Joy, I really like the capris! They give a fresh and modern look to your outfit in 4-5.
    Everything else is FAB too, of course!

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    I love #1 and #3! Just killer beautiful in your own special way, Joy.

    Did you try the look in #3 sans the tie, and did you like it?

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    Adelfa, Lantana, Deborah, Jurocha, and Lyn D, thank you for your helpful comments. These outfits are all from my summer wardrobe which I'm just now using in spite of lower-than-normal temperatures.
    Suz, if you see this, thank you for suggesting that each of our distinct 4 seasons have its own clothing selection. Otherwise my closet would be overstuffed with spring and even some winter stuff right now.
    However, it means finding outfits that work, tweaking, and finding the holes, and that is where your comments are helpful.
    Lantana, I'll heed your wise advice and keep the Pleione top. It does go with most of my bottoms and I liked the pattern mixing of this one with stripes. I will see about removing the ties on the top in 3&6. Angie suggested it last fall when I did a K/R on that top.
    Deborah, thank you for commenting on the orange with blue. It's more contrast than I usually wear with bright color.

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    Angie, what is concerning me is what to do about the part in back that is slightly gathered with wide elastic. Knowing next to nothing about tailoring, I probably need to get a professional to look at it. The tie was probably meant to tie in back and cover the elastic bit, but I don't like that look which seems juvenile.

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    Then leave the tie in front! It looks fab :)

  • Nicole D replied 5 years ago

    Joy, you look great.  I love #3, I actually gasped.  Love those colours and it looks so well matched, looks like a dress in photo.  And the gold loafers are awesome too.  ALso really like the luxe casual vibe in #1.

  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago

    Oh my Joy - I love the citron kimono-esque jacket in #1. Beautiful on you.

    And the outfit in #3 and #6 just takes my breath away. Such rich and gorgeous colours for you.

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Joy, you can do no wrong! Love each one of these outfits. 

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    You are very kind. Nicole and Shannon, I would never have put the orange a d blue together if it weren't for the fabulous examples in MaryK and Day Vies's WIWs.

  • MsMary replied 5 years ago

    These are fab!  Go, Team Orange and Blue!!  :)

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    These are all so fab! I am especially smitten with #3!

  • shevia replied 5 years ago

    All terrific and I would copy #4,5 in a heartbeat!

  • Tanya replied 5 years ago

    Joy, you look fabulous in each and every one of them.  I really like those capris in 4/5.

  • CocoLion replied 5 years ago

    You always look chic and polished Joy.  My favorite is the cobalt and orange outfit (your second outfit).  The tie works, no problem.

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