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In the Fall a young mom’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of . . .
(I can’t figure out how to insert it on this page, but you can see my Pinterest board here.)
(Style board here.)
And the Rule of Three.
Rachel defines the Rule as wearing three pieces: a top, a bottom, and an accessory (like a scarf).
Elsewhere (can’t find a link) I’ve read it defined as three pieces on your top half: a top, a sweater or blazer or something, and an accessory.
Rachel’s Rule of Three is all I can handle in the heat of the summer (top, bottom and a necklace).
But once the weather allows, I do like the way a jacket spiffs up my mom uniform:
And to dark-wash, straight-legged jeans (edgier-than-I Shana says they’re cool, so they must be).
I just bought a pair of these.
They aren’t as tight as they look in the picture. I’ll report back once I’ve worn and washed them. But I wanted to let you know that they’re 40% off through 8/18/13 (promo code: FRIENDS).
I’m not crazy about LOFT’s quality lately, but I’ve heard good things about their curvy skinnies. These curvy straight-legs are slim-fitting enough to tuck into boots. But they aren’t so tight as to create a “piano leg” effect on those of us with thighs that are . . . um . . . voluptuous.
The look on Pat’s face was priceless when he read the tag on my jeans once: “Curvy straight. . . . Curvy . . . straight?”
Stacy and Clinton say that the most flattering jeans for most people are straight-leg or trouser styles. Always in dark wash. Always. I agree.
So why is it that these are so hard to find, and everywhere I turn I see (1) bootcut jeans and (2) skinnies with (3) whiskering, fading, light-wash, blah blah blah? The fashion industry is against us, I tell you. They create unflattering trends that we won’t feel good in, making us eager to try whatever the next trend is.
Blazer, cardigan, jeans and possibly some new shoes. I think I’ll have to limit my Fall wardrobe additions to that. Oh, never mind, scratch the shoes. What I need most is a new bag. My current one is pitiful to behold. We’ll see what ye olde budget allows . . . .
Have a good weekend! Thank you, Jen at Conversion Diary, for hosting today’s link up!
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