Tuesday, May 01, 2012

What to wear with a scarf: Hermès Belles du Mexique in blue, grey & rose

It would be so easy to build an entire wardrobe around these shades of rose, grey, taupe, coral, peach and slate blue...

Taupe dress – D&G, taupe open-toe pumps – Rupert Sanderson, taupe sweater – J. Brand, satin pants – Acne, taupe oxfords - Camper

Angora cardigan – Stine Goya, grey suede flats – Corso Como, grey dress – Love Moschino, cream sweater – La Garconne, faded pink jeans – Isabel Marant, Taupe short boots – Tilly Rose

Coral knot-front top – Dorothy Perkins, denim skirt – MAJE, sandals – Musa, biker jacket – All Saints, white espadrilles – Andre Assous, white dress – Giambattista Valli

Sweater – Rag & Bone, charcoal skirt – Narciso Rodriguez, charcoal boots – Clarks, grey tee – Organic by John Patrick, silver jeweled flip flops – Dorothy Perkins, cropped jeans – J. Brand

9 comments:

  1. I love the last one the most! Very well done!

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  2. It is interesting how you represent an entirely neutral look, you incorporate a pastel look, you have a "bright" look you have work looks and you have casual looks. You are educating us ... but in such en entertaining way. Susan in WA

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  3. I really love this subtle and subdued palette. In a world of very brights, this shimmers like pearls. You always know how to take pastels and make them sophisticated, not sugary. Thanks once again.

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  4. A few months back you actually used a few paintings to build collections/options around..I can see now how using just one piece like this lovely scarf allows you to build a skillfully crafted wardrobe of pieces that complement each other, builds off something you love and have invested in (Hermes) and suits a wide range of functions-from fun to elegant and even a playful mix. It does feel more like "design" than I realized. And suddenly (banging head with palm of hand)"story boards" make such sense! If you wouldn't pull together a hodgepodge in your living room and expect it to be welcoming and comfortable and last for years and reflect you/family---then why on earth not spend a bit of time to plan your clothes buying/wearing? It really isn't about quantity at all...oh my. I have so much to learn. Thank you again. Dorothy

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    1. I agree with Karen! And I do love the collection, too.

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  5. Very lovely! I love the peaches and corals! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. Beautiful! This is the pink and grey I've been craving, and working in the peach and beige is perfect! You are amazing.

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  7. A lovely collection, Vivienne - I'm almost tempted to recast my entire wardrobe. It's such a fresh look and an interesting range of colours. How inventive you are!

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