We always hear that classics are forever, style-wise. Of course, we don’t all agree on the definition of “classic”, but we can all agree that our own classics are forever. I’ve never been a huge trench coat fan, for example, but if you are, you can enjoy one for decades.
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This picture is from exactly one year ago. (The real reason for the time travel: my Mac will not let me access my recent photos, so I got nothin’. But this old outfit still looks fresh and authentic. Computers!).
I still love and wear this combination of a simple white button-down shirt (similar), boyfriend jeans (sim) – or any jeans that aren’t skin tight – oxfords (sim), and a black blazer (sim). I look ready for most any occasion a retired woman will face – no more job interviews! I can always find updates for these pieces, even at the thrift stores. Get dressed in things you know you love, and then forget about your wardrobe all day – that’s easy dressing.
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Here are a few things that are always welcome in my closet:
That outfit you are wearing is a classic. So enjoying wearing this look. Thank you for doing for the Visible Monday link-up.
You are looking like a pretty doll! I am a fan for your smart style.
I always love your style. Love a good blazer and your belt was a great touch!
Patti, those jeans look fantastic on you and I love the classic black blazer and white blouse, very pretty !!
Have a fantastic week!
Its not the outfits Patti its your laid-back attitude! xo Sabina
Dear Patti, running late this week with all the family at home.
Happy May, dear friend
A classic indeed and so true we all have our own classics that suit us year after year.Hope your pesky computer problem is sorted quickly. Thankyou for hosting Visible Monday.
Such a classic look! I love a good white shirt! 🙂
This kind of outfit is really timeless and perfect for everyday, Patti, so your time travel was so on point! Thanks for the linkup =) Kisses
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I agree with you wholeheartedly Patti – it’s our own classics that matter and give us our individuality. The look is indeed timeless on you and perfect for any outing. Such a cool, classy look on you!
I love this look on you, Patti…so fierce!!!
Button downs don’t always look good on me—especially the crisp white ones. I always imagined looking chic and easy in one and I always look terrible lol! I have always wanted a classic trench coat. I hate to admit I’ve had a long term crush on the ultimate Burberry trench.
This is such a chic and timeless look! I wore something quite similar to the office Friday and never tire of this classic style. I hope your computer woes are short lived.
This look is fab! Reminds me of something that Annie Hall or Katharine Hepburn.
You look marvelous in your time traveling ensemble, Patti. That was always my image of the perfect outfit – a white shirt and jeans.
So sorry to hear about your computer woes. I hope you’ve managed to get it looked after.
This is such a great chic timeless look.
Love that philosophy – wearing what you love is so important!
I adore that unexpected touch of your zebra belt, very cool. Thank you for hosting Patti!
This is really the perfect classic look! It is similar to what I go for when I am too tired to think about putting something together! I go for boyfriend jeans, a cute top, a cardigan, and shiny oxfords or loafers! And it always looks good!
You can’t beat the classics! A blazer, white shirt and jeans is such a stylish combination. I love the black and white belt. Thanks for hosting 🙂
Absolute perfection Patti! This is such a classic look. And you’re right…dress yourself in what you love and you’ll feel fabulous all day! 🙂
Classic for a reason! Thanks for hosting, have a super week x
A winning formula for elegance Patti, and love the quirky detail supplied by the zebra belt!
Such a classic, lovely outfit. Love your oxfords. Thanks for the link up and have a wonderful week!
Classical and smooth. I love this look on you.
Don’t you just hate it when our computers highjack our plans? But lucky for us, we get to see this look on you – such a classic! Thanks for the link-up!
Patti, fast forward and you will look as chick and elegant as you looked a year ago. As they say, Classic is forever.
Love your whole outfit. You look cool, chic and young!
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Such a classic look that never goes out of style, Patti!
You are o right about our own classics, Patti! To me, it;s all a part of the picture – the experiments and trying something new AND old favorites that feel like my second skin. You look beautiful, great example of casual chic!
Great, classic outfit! Hope your computer will cooperate soon!
Thanks for the link up & have a great week!
I could totally recreate this look—and you’re right. It’d be good for almost any occasion and probably even in another 10 years!!
Well, they’re called classics for a reason… I think you can’t have too many trenchcoats, but I can live without a white shirt. You, on the other hand look fabulous wearing a crisp white shirt. Sorry to hear your Mac is holding your photos hostage. Do you back up your photos in Dropbox? That would at least let you access them on another computer…
My photo is from almost a year ago too. Is it something in the water? Classics live forever, and, sadly, as I see in my archives, photos I don’t like. Hahaha. But I’m not worried because maybe I’ll like them tomorrow. Thanks for your famous linkup, Patti. You look fantastic!! As always. xo
You look fabulous, Patti! Confident, sassy and totally unique.
Only own clothes you love and you’ll never fall out of love with your wardrobe. xxx
This is such a classic look and you look fabulous! I went out last night wearing black jeans, white shirt and denim jacket and felt stylish and comfortable! Have a great week! Peace!
A black jacket with denim is one of my favorite looks! You wear it well, Patti! Thanks for the link up…have a great week!