Pink or Navy? TORN: ETA: Keeping Both!

I love both! Hubs slightly prefers one to the other. But loves both too. 

Pink more fun.

Navy more elegant.

Will wear this dress to WFH, work with clients, run errands, walk doggies, or go out. No set way. It’s VERY COMFORTABLE and I can move, so all good.

Which? :)

ETA: Keeping both!

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Replacement Orange Pleather Pants!

Here is the back story:

https://youlookfab.com/welookf.....ange-pants

Winner, winner, chicken dinner :)

Even better than the last pair. Longer, wider, snugger fit on the hips and waist, cute pockets! LOVE the front 11.5 inch high rise. 

Style: Maeve: The Colette

https://www.anthropologie.com/.....8;type=STA

Longer and wider on me than on the model.

Wearing them with burgundy and cream today. Sorry, just this fast pic! Busy day.

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Fab Straight Velvet Pants (Pic)

From J.Crew:

If you're looking for a pair. Try these: 

https://www.jcrew.com/p/womens.....t-leg-pant

Available in US00-24 across petite, regular, and tall lengths. In 4 colours. 

They are VERY comfy, luxe and easy. They fit a curvier figure too. Not too high in the rise. I might need to have them taken in at the waist. Not sure yet. Will road test first.

Love how trouser-y they are! The pink launched me into orbit so they had to be mine :)  They are my "pink corduroy pants" - only they're velvet. I will wear them as every day pants.

They perfectly match a 7 year old COS cashmere jumper. Fortuitous match! See quick pic. Sorry that the hem on the one side looks tapered. I forgot to straighten it out! It's straight like the other side. 

It has a blazer to match - which I knew would be problematic before I tried it on. I'm rejecting pant suit after pant suit at the moment because I don't fancy long blazers. I prefer them shorter so that you can see my thighs. Proportionally, it looks better to my eye on my body type - narrow shoulders! - and how I style clothes with flat footwear. Of course, I love the longer length blazer on those who enjoy it. 

https://www.jcrew.com/p/womens.....n-tipped-s

Lots on my plate at the moment. Back later. xo

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QUICK TRY ON: 2x Bottoms

Popped them on with the sweatshirt I was wearing. Not styled. Both items on my shopping list. Both items discounted at the time of purchase. 

1. Green Trousers: Absolutley GORGEOUS impeccable quality. Much longer on me than on the model! Loving the fluid scrunch with the side seam zippers. Seeing this silhouette on the runways.....not that that's at all important! I'd have loved them anyway :) 

My goal is to create a column of green. Looking for an apple or lime green jumper to match. In the meantime, works well with my navy, turquoise, shocking pink, burgundy, and citron knitwear. A few pattered blouses too. 

I LOVE wearing dressy pants! It's become my thing. 

2. Windowpane Wide Leg Jeans: A bit pyjama-esque, but I like that part! It makes me smile. No stretch, which I like too. Rigid, yet comfy, thanks to the tencel content. Size down a size. Runs big. 

99.9% sure I am keeping both. But will sleep on it.....JUST to be sure. 

Thanks for looking. xo

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QUICK Try On: "Angie" Top + Trouser Jeans!

WINNERS! 

1. Found the right bra, and the one-shoulder Reiss "Angie" Top that I've been thinking of for over a year. It's gorgeous! The most alluring item in my wardrobe, and I'm enjoying it! 

2. Finally found dressy trousers jeans from Elie Tahari after a two year search. They are  PERFECT, and exactly what I was looking for! Sublime quality, dark denim, dressy, polished. They need a good hack, though. The model looks like she'e wearing a different pair of pants! 

https://www.elietahari.com/col.....p202-denim 

The trouser jeans have a blazer to match, and I might get that too....maaaaaaybe.........

3. It's cooled down in Seattle, and I could bust out my blue NAS Reiss top today. The cut-outs are genius-ly positioned because I can wear my regular bra and camisole with the top, and you can't see their straps! 

Thank you Reiss for making exceptional quality and wearable items that showcase some skin :)

4. Had a few layers cut back into my hair to give it some shape while it grows out to beyond my chin. The awkward stage is thankfully OVER. 

Plan to do many outfit posts once my broken toe is heeled. Three more weeks.

Thanks for looking! xo

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The Yorkie Jumper Arrived!

It came in blue and red. Red looked more "me" :)

Excuse the very bad dark and grey light, but here it is, thrown on with the jeans and pearls I'm wearing today to make sure it fits okay. Slouchier and longer than I usually wear, but I'm enamoured. The Yorkie looks a bit like both Sam and Jo, so I'm very emotional about it!

Thank you EVERYONE who was supportive on Bijou's thread:

https://youlookfab.com/welookf.....-for-angie

I don't care if I look juvenile at age 51. I LOVE YORKIES, and am proud to wear such an incredible creature on my jumper. It's authentic and I am 100% at ease. Greg gave it the big thumbs up too! Happy as a clam.

I'm going to dress it up with a pile of pearls and a dressier support act  too!

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BR Corduroy Pants: Quick Try-On

They are WONDERFUL. Soft, relaxed, comfy, substantial, on trend, and a good fit. Rise not too high. These are my regular size and they fit perfectly. Come in Talls and Petites.

VERY bad light now. Dark in our bedroom. Extremely wet, grey and gloomy here in Seattle. Rained on hair today too. Such is life around here!  But love these new BR cords! Not styled, but will wear Winter-White-Out for sure. 

And threw on the start of my Horsey Capsule......just for fun :)

Grab those cords while they are on sale!

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Quick Pic of BR Hoodie

…….since there was a lot of fondness for it today. Here it is in the blue, and I’m cooking in it at the moment! Very polished, neat and tidy. A chic hoodie to my eye. LOVE it! It layers very well.

Have the cream too. Washed on the delicates cycle in the machine with perfect results, so far.

Growing my hair.....

I always wear hoodies with pearls. And still on staycation…so see you next week :)

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Classic Light Blue Darlings

I wasn’t planning on buying any shoes this year - I’m very set in my ways with footwear!

Until I unexpectedly found these Cole Haan’s.....

They fit my very low volume feet perfectly with an extra insole. And match my old light blue Furla. They don't look like a perfect match in Finds, but they are. Pics are more accurate. MAGIC!

To my eye, classic and pretty. Very comfy and neat on the feet. Will work with much of what I wear in Spring and Summer.

I looked for this type of bag and shoe match 3 years ago when I got the bag....nothing. All good things come to those who wait ;)

Waving at my light blue shoe sisters! Tanya, Janet, bonnie, JAileen, LisaP....

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My CUSTOM Hi-Tops!

A super cute client and friend told me that I could create custom Converse hi-tops, so I did just that!

Here's the link:

https://www.converse.com/shop/custom-womens-shoes

I chose:

  • BLUSH leather (not canvas) - and no colourblocking
  • crisp white soles sans platform
  • no stripes
  • GOLD eyelets
  • white laces
  • "youlookfab" embroidery :)

I couldn't add the fleece lining I love so much, but that's okay. I added cushioning insoles.

I've had these for three weeks and waited to bust them out today so that I had something to look forward to. They are not as chunky and long in person. That's the camera angle and my selfies doing it's not so fab thing. 

COMPLEMENT: tonal with my blush and white bags, and blush scarf. 

They are an AMAZING new wardrobe essential! Excellent quality. Playful, pretty, polished, and practical. It's awfully fun to wear them. Iconic classic with a personal touch!

Thanks for looking. xo

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