Another day at the office, another cold, gray winter day…earlier in the week I was on a business trip where my outfits were all based in black to make for easier packing…now was time for a break from black! No sun for days is another good reason to brighten things up. Navy and yellow sounds good! Yup, that was what I first reached for, a yellow cashmere sweater to wear over the white shirt. No go. Didn’t like how the sweater covered up the skirt’s unique waist details. Instead, I put a navy lace-trimmed cami under the cotton shirt and tucked it all in for a crisp business casual look. This is a purple label Ralph Lauren skirt, a fine wool in an authentic sailor style – nautical is not for summer only! Found it last year at Revolve in Lexington. The basic white shirt is by Theory, in pima cotton with a touch of spandex. It definitely needs regular ironing to look polished and I always use Niagra Spray Starch, as did my mom. 😉 No red scarf for me – way too predicable with navy and white…instead, a luxurious brown/gold scarf by Louis Vuitton. A recent treat to myself while shopping in London… The scarf is generously sized and made of rayon, cashmere, and silk – lightweight enough to be worn in different ways, yet still soft and cozy. I love the original LV color and couldn’t resist carrying my classic LV tote. Yeah, I broke the rule of ‘don’t match’ – what do you think? Too much?Coat is a winter white wool wrap by BCBG… Ready to head out without a stitch of black!
Wonder if I could go a whole week without wearing black? Could you???