Posts Tagged: plaid scarf

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

Dressed for: Tourist Memories

Already Pretty outfit featuring plaid scarf, navy sweater, olive green pleated skirt, Frye Vera Slouch boots

Scarf – souvenir shop in Edinburgh – similar
Sweater – garage sale – similar
Skirt – eBaysimilar color
Tights – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar
Boots – Frye Vera Slouch
Earrings – thrifted – similar

I’ve determined that my ideal scarf style is large, rectangular, and very thin/lightweight. All of my favorite and most-worn scarves have these traits in common. Husband Mike made fun of me when I bought five plaid scarves from the same souvenir shop on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, but he has since complimented me on several of them. SO I WIN. read more