This is the second installment in my “Behold and learn” series (first installment here). These are outfits that are perfectly fine and respectable, but don’t “do me any favors,” as Grandma G. would have said. We mid-lifers are all about breaking old fashion rules, and dressing to please ourselves. I like that about us, and no one ever died from wearing white shoes in October. But some rules make sense for me.
I’m learning the guideline about volume either on the top or the bottom of an outfit is a good one. I usually wear a more fitted top with these voluminous trousers (from Soft Surroundings, similar). On this go-round, I chose a slouchy knit top (Romeo and Juliet Couture) and frosted the cake with a floofy scarf (thrifted, here’s one for super cheap).
The resulting look is good for my coloring, and perfect for the office. But I’d do better with a fitted top that shows off my waist. Here I look and feel shapeless, and I can read the mild dissatisfaction on my face. Next time . . . there is always a next time in style. ☺
|I love, love these cool black suede dancing shoes.|
Visible Monday is on its “off” week this week, so we can recharge and refresh, and contemplate the meaning of life. ☺ We’ll be back on Monday, February 24th (actually, the Sunday evening