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Gracey Wears: Warm Colors

No, not those warm colors.  I’m talking about clothes that are warm and are a color, instead of the usual winter black:

gracey the giant in LOFT pants, cashmere sweater & wool printed scarf

gracey the giant in LOFT pants, cashmere sweater, wool scarf & Franco Sarto boots 2

Although, I guess technically the sweater counts as one of those warm colors as well.

On Friday, which is when I wore this, it was freezing here in Pittsburgh and made even colder by the wind.  And all I could think to wear was layers of black.  Because it seems that all my warmest clothes are black and gray.

But, I didn’t want to wear black and gray.  I wanted to wear color.  Of course, I also wanted to be warm.  So I dug out a bright cashmere sweater and paired it with some non-black pants: read more

Daily Outfit: 8/17/11

Already Pretty outfit featuring vintage dress

Dress, thrifted – similar printsimilar neckline
Red suede pumps, Tsubo Amset courtesy Tsubo (no longer available) – similar
Faux pearl bracelets, thrifted and self-made – more faux pearl bracelets
Faux pearl earrings, a gift – similar

Oh this dress. SO magical. I know I’ve told this story every time I’ve worn this dress, but bear with me: The dress was $9.99. It seems to have been made as a theatrical costume, as it is hand-sewn and came to me with a piece of masking tape at the collar with a woman’s name scrawled on it in magic marker. And every time I wear it, I feel like a million bucks. No, a BILLION bucks. read more