Happy Monday ladies! Since most of my days meld together of late, I always like to focus on the fresh feeling of a new week. Our weekend was sort of crazy so I loved that our Sunday afternoon drive was extremely uneventful. We got out of the car exactly once, in a deserted town that was, well, deserted. We’ve driven through Old Georgetown before but never stopped for pictures so this seemed like a great opportunity.
Here are a few things I’m musing about this week:
Since my climate is pretty mild, I can usually get away with layering several thin layers to stay warm enough. Yesterday was just such a day.
It was too cool for just this cotton/wool cable sweater so I layered it over my trusty denim shirt (similar). I wasn’t in the mood to tuck my shirt so I wore it out and let the slightly cropped sweater define my waist which helps my legs look longer. My barely boot cut jeans are, no surprise, perfect over my boots:) I love the touch of pattern these boots add in the same tones as my sweater. I wore very simple silver hoop earrings and my favorite new lip color recipe…see below.
Lip Color Recipe
I start with Jane Iredale Lip Fixation Lip Stain in “Fascination” It’s a long-wearing lip stain I’ve used as a base for years under ALL my lipsticks. When everything else has worn off my mouth, a touch of this remains and it never dries out my lips. After that sets, I line my lips with this Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner in “Supersize Me”. It goes on very smoothly and stays put! No creeping into lines. I top all this with the Kosas Weightless Lip Color In “Rosewater” which is creamy but stays where I put it. I’d love you to share your color recipe in the comments.
2021 Pantone Colors Of The Year
“Practical and rock-solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, the union of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is one of strength and positivity. It is a story of color that encapsulates deeper feelings of thoughtfulness with the promise of something sunny and friendly.” ~ Pantone
After the year we’ve had, color is a welcome addition to my wardrobe, but I’m unlikely to be sporting the yellow. The gray may feel too dreary on its own this time of year but I still find myself still reaching for neutrals, more times than not. I’m simply more comfortable wearing neutrals and find them a better option for investment dressing.
What would you like to see more of here in 2021?
- Friendships have developed within this AWSL community so I would like to foster that and facilitate even more connections. Does a private page for more personal sharing appeal to you? Would you be willing to pay a small monthly fee for this group and have more access to me in this group?
- What would you like to learn from/about me? Are you more curious about my life? What I wear?
- Would you be interested in what I eat and how I care for my physical and mental health?
- Do you like to see me style things that may not be my style, but are your style?
I am so very grateful for your wisdom and engagement here so I want to be sure this space serves you as well as me.
Thanks for reading and remember to wear what makes you feel confident.