Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Are Those Pants?

You know you don't wear trousers often when your co-workers are shocked to see you in them.
I totally forgot about these wonderful heavy cotton pants! I was reminded by the lovely Ms. Secret Squirrel of Fashion Maths, who found a fab pair of sailor pants (here, check 'em out) while traveling in Glastonbury (in England).
I've had my sailor pants since April 2010, but I haven't worn them in over a year! I last wore them 3 times in the June 2012 all-neutral capsule (recap here).
Today was a little warm for cashmere (yes, that's a cashmere sweater), but the short sleeves of this sweater were perfect for the cooler air-conditioned office. I was melting by the time I got home after my 20 minute walk, though! I last wore this sweater in April here with pale grey.

The stuff:
I went with all shades of green for my accessories, starting with my awesome Fly London shoes. I last wore them in July with a swirly skirt, here.

The bling:
The background is my thrifted silk Remoy d'Urville of Paris scarf, purchased back in March for $2.00 (here).

Sweater (Daniel Bishop, consignment), pants (Noa Noa), shoes (Fly London), scarf (Remoy d'Urville, thrifted), bangle (thrifted), jade ring (vintage 70s, Mom's), spinner ring (Twang & Pearl), earrings (Plum).

13 comments:

  1. Fantastic to shake things up! Love those great green shoes.

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  2. Aww! You do rock those pants, Sheila! I bet it's exciting to rediscover things in your closet. ^_^

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  3. What a sweet top! The green and white together is sublime!

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  4. Those pants are great on you! Nice outfit with the green too :)

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  5. I love the shape of these pants on you! :)

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  6. It's fun to shock the co-workers! You look fab in these trousers. xoxo

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  7. Wonderful pants! I like the fit of them on you quite a bit! Short sleeved sweaters are tricky aren't they? I agree they are nice in an air conditioned office, but if you go outside, it does get warm!

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  8. It is unusual to see you in pants, but those are cute! Perfect for a late summer day. And I really love the little scarf around the neck!

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  9. Those pants are cool!!! i love everthing about this outfit--the bling, the scarf, the green of the sweater-which you look amazing in!!
    And those shoes can come visit me ANYTIME!!

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  10. Great trousers, and the green sweater looks great on you.

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  11. Love the style of these pants and the whole outfit really. Deceptively simple but yet super stylish...

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  12. Thanks for linking to me. And I am glad my trip to Glasto enabled you to shock your co-workers! I love the swing of these trousers, just lovely.

    Know what you mean re:melting - had exactly the same thing today, oof.

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  13. I wore pants AND jeans last week. Freaked everyone out!

    I have a hard time planning outfits for inside air conditioning and then transitioning to outside and hot temperatures. I can't wait until Fall.

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