DJ/Radio Producer-turned-Lawyer attempts to dress like a grown-up. Sometimes I comically fail. And I occasionally post fun stuff, like music videos, book-club reviews, or photos of beauty or oddity.
FYI: I was doing this entire blog from my Android phone, snatching moments out of my busy life for quick photos. But I hate auto-correct with a purple passion, so now I'm using the computer for most of the work. I am still using my phone for the photos, though. My photo sizes may be erratic, and the quality isn't stellar. I am not a professional blogger, and do not have time for lots of scenic poses with a great camera. I don't even own a great camera! However, I DO appreciate your continued feedback, even in the absence of photographic artistry.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Avoiding the obvious

I've never worn brown with navy before:



Hubby actually said how nice my outfit was when I was just hanging around in the office, sans jacket. I actually wore brown shoes, but the photos were done when I was in my black "office slippers". My foot is healing up nicely, but I'm definitely still in pain....

This outfit was chosen as the base for my plaid jacket:



But it looks kind of sloppy here... is that just because I have my purse under it? Or because it's open?



Hmm... I'm not quite slim enough to button this sucker up, after all. Anyway... I decided to go for a brown top rather than the more obvious blues or tans. You like?



The brown part is nearly microscopic... I actually took my cue from the lining:



Of course, along with the cross-body purse to make using my walker easier, I'm taking Freeda's advice and keeping my hair up:



Shirt: VanHusen outlet
Jacket: Amanda Smith via consignment shop
Pants: Lane Bryant
Necklace: gift from a friend
Hair clip: I forgot
Earrings... whoops! I forgot to put them on today!

10 comments:

  1. Brown and navy is one of my favorite color combos! Cute jacket!

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  2. Very nice. I'm glad your healing quickly.

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  3. I have never worn brown and navy before but I was reading a fashion article recently of how it's great to break all these silly fashion rules. You know, the ones that tell us not to wear black and brown together, etc and I have to say I like the brown and navy on you! I also like your hair up! Sorry to read you're still in pain. When will you feel some relief do you think?

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  4. I don't wear a lot of brown...I keep trying to get a little more here and there. Cool hair clip!

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  5. I love that combination on you! Cross body bags always add bulk - I wear mine over my jackets and coats. You look great. Sorry your foot is still sore.

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  6. Love your blazer, it has nice texture!

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  7. Brown and Navy! Never thought of it, but isn't it fun to try new color combinations. For me, it's an experiment with COLOR period....I've always been such a fan of neutrals. You look lovely and your skin is FLAWLESS!

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  8. Ooh I love that bag and the print on the jacket! I should try navy and brown together :D
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  9. Thanks for your comment. Yes, I did see Carrie's show! In person, on Broadway a few years ago. I was thinking about it when I wrote the post.

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  10. i love the mixing of brwon and navy. it's one of my favs. some years ago i would never have had the idea of pairing those colours.

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