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Friday, August 8

On wearing black

I rarely go without splashes of color in my wardrobe. Or dressing in color head to toe. I don't know why today I went with the black dress instead of the orange/yellow acid floral. (This is the black version of that H&M dress I posted about in May.) I guess I really wanted to wear zebra print more than bright colors. Though I suppose I could have worn them together.

I was at an event that felt more than a little Junior League this evening and would have felt uncomfortable dressing that loudly, even if I was in Midtown.

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And on a random tangent, the weather's still finicky. You can't really tell, but it was definitely raining when I took these photos. How ironic that the natural light on my deck is so good when it's finished thunderstorming.

Dress, H&M; jacket, J. Crew; shoes, Nine West; costume jewelry necklace, Canal Street; scrimshaw bangle, JKC.

4 comments:

  1. I love the outfit. You look so posh! The jacket is very polished, but not at all stuffy. Fabulous!

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  2. Thanks! Growing up in the South has me paranoid about crossing certain lines. Zebra print screams "wild!" and is right on the border.

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  3. just wandering around the blogosphere, i have to say that that jacket is fantastic! and great blog

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Bonjour y'all! Thanks for stopping by.

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