Posts Tagged: Fashion for Giants

Gracey Wears: A Chambray Blazer Three Ways

Dearest Reader Friends, I have something to confess: I don’t like jean jackets.

*Pauses to wait to be struck down by a bolt of stylish lightning from the Fashion Gods.*

*No lightning forthcoming. Resumes confession*

Because, here’s the what with myself and jean jackets.  I don’t look good in them.  I don’t look timelessly cool or chic.  I look like a box.  A denim box.  And there isn’t anything wrong with being a denim box if you are, well, a box made of denim.  But, I am not a box made of denim and therefore don’t want to look like a denim box. read more

Gracey Wears: Winter White and Winter Blues

I know that blue and white is considered a quintessential summer combination, bringing to mind, as it does, all things nautical, but for some reason I’ve really been feeling the combination for winter.  Especially the pairing of pairing winter white with my winter blues:

Gracey from Fashion for Giants wears polka dot skinnies, a winter white sweater layered over a white shirt & plaid scarf Gracey from Fashion for Giants wears polka dot skinnies, a winter white sweater layered over a white shirt , brown boots & a plaid scarf

Now, is winter white is basically just cream with a little less yellow in it?  Probably.  But whether you call it cream or white, it does work well for winter.

That is not to say, of course, that you can’t wear white-white during the winter.  I actually like to pair white-white with winter white and blue.  I did it in this outfit.  And below, you can see that I’ve layered this winter white sweater over a regular white tunic: read more

Gracey Wears: Mustard

Yellow often gets a bad rap and mustard yellow is the most maligned of the yellows.  Everyone yells that they can’t wear it, that they feel like a hot dog, that it’s doing horrible things to their complexion and that it’s the worst.  Well, I’m here to tell you that I disagree.  I love yellow and I’m particularly fond of mustard yellow.

I think it’s lovely.  It’s both bright and warm, it’s cheery and it plays well with other colors.  Such as the colors in this skirt: read more