As with many busy women, exercise is something I try to fit into the corners of my day. During the week my walks are all business, but on the weekend there is time for meandering. My route typically includes one bakery (sometimes two) and a neighborhood shop that sells the cutest athletic wear, Core 72.
When I spied this silver ski-skirt at Core 72, I felt that it was tailor-made for me.
- Layering imperative: Check!
- Vaguely futuristic: Check!
- Makes crinkly sounds: Check!
- Will keep bottom warm: Check!
- Is sort of hilarious: Check!
Although it is unseasonably warm in Washington D.C., I hear cold weather is on the way. I have plans for bundling up.
But first, here is a three-quarters view to show a little more of the skirt while I think about climate change.
But the Farmers’ Almanac says that we will have a cold and snowy January.
While it’s still in the 50s I can wear a sweater vest and scarf for warmth, and carry a canvas bag to hold incidentals . . . like pastries from the bakery.
At night I carry my fluorescent satchel. It glows like radium, making me visible to motorists, cyclists, and Marine One.
For the knitters: I paid a king’s ransom for this naive Muir & Osborne scarf and it was worth every penny because . . . Look at it! A riot of color, so joyfully combined. Someone who knits (and doesn’t even knit well) could probably make an identical scarf with leftovers from her knitting basket, right?
A scarf this lively deserves gloves capable of sustaining the conversation, no? Gloves like these: