An Inappropriate Blouse For All Seasons

  I fell in love with this lace blouse two years ago.   You have a fantastic weekend, too! If you missed Monday’s post, please do check out some of my favorite picks from the Smithsonian Craft2Wear show.   Blouse: Marissa Webb; Pants: JCrew; Jacket: Marc Jacobs; Shoes: JCrew; Bag: Orla Kiely

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Old Dress, New Combination

A Post in Which We Prove that All the Greens Go Together.       Dress: Diane Von Fustenberg; Bag: Sophie Hulme; Shoes: Tory Burch   * If you were just scanning the crowd at Craft2Wear and didn’t know why it had gathered, you might have imagined that it was a competitive eye-wear event. The … Read moreOld Dress, New Combination

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White Pants Early Fall

  As promised, white pants into fall.   When visiting Paris in October years ago, I saw a woman wearing white jeans with a heavy weight plaid wrap jacket and Converse sneakers and thought, “Perfection!”   Visit Denisa’s website and see her current projects!   Sweater: Eileen Fisher; Blouse: Jack Wills from ASOS; Pants: JCrew; … Read moreWhite Pants Early Fall

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Denim Dress Altered

  I did what you said.     Dress: Marni from The RealReal; Shoes: JSlides; Belt: Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti; Brooch: Rebecca Collins; Bag: Sophie Hulme   * I have one other piece of religious jewelry, but I don’t think it counts as such: an antique wood bead bracelet adorned with a religious medal. When … Read moreDenim Dress Altered

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  It’s September 23rd and I am still showing you summer clothes. I have another 3-5 summer posts before we’ll change seasons. I hope you can accept that. (Note: There is no alternative.* Also, I have no ideas — yet — for fall.**)   If you haven’t seen last Thursday’s post, please take a look. … Read moreCinnamon

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Terra Cotta

  I waited all summer for this dress to go on sale. Dress: Love Binetti from Matches Fashion; Necklace: Anthropologie; Shoes: JSlides; Bag: From Salt & Sundry on 14ht Street

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White Pants Now and Always Again

  I told you the white pants would be right back.   Top: Emporio Armani from YOOX; Pants: JCrew; Shoes: JSlides; Bag: Sophie Hulme Bolt Bag

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White Pants Now and Always

  Despite my mother’s lukewarm reception, I now own JCrew’s Point Sur Wide-Leg Crop Pants in four colors: army green, caramel, white, and black. The total number sounds less crazy if I explain that there are white and black pairs, right?   Let’s also spend a few seconds on my clomptacular* sandals.     The … Read moreWhite Pants Now and Always

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Shine On, Strapless Utility Dress!

  Egad! Summer is over. So soon? I just brought my sandals up from the storage bin. I don’t know how The Directorate feels about Strapless Utility Dress, but the Directrice herself loves it. This dress has so many faces.* Something happened to the buckle on the self-belt — the buckle prong is, somehow, missing … Read moreShine On, Strapless Utility Dress!

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These Old Black and Blue Clothes

  As summer winds down and I look at my list of planned posts, I find that I have eleven posts still in various states of production. I must shake a leg and get these finished. Double-time!

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