Getting dressed for the day can be quite a challenge at this time of year. It may be thirty degrees in the morning and then seventy degrees in the afternoon.
My solution to the widely fluctuating temperatures is to top off my look with an elegant cashmere wrap. This luxurious dark grey heather one is from J.Jill.
I wore it across my shoulders during the coolest part of the day. I appreciate that it stays where you put it.
We spent the day in Asheville on Sunday where we enjoyed a fabulous brunch at the Omni Grove Park Inn's Blue Ridge
While we were having brunch, I didn't need to wear the wrap. The blue blazer is by Tahari via Saks Off 5th. The silver lace tank top is from Chico's. The ivory pants are from Fabrizio Gianni. The bag is from Express. The suede shoes are by Vince Camuto.
My jacket was draped on the back seat so that it wouldn't wrinkle on the long drive over the mountains to Asheville. Wrapped in cashmere is a great way to travel! I will always take this one with me when I travel by plane. The neutral color goes with everything and it isn't bulky, but it is warm.
I am often asked about wearing white pants in winter. I do wear white pants and blazers any time of year if the weather is dry. That old rule of no white after Labor Day is, thankfully, outdated now.
Whether you just drape the wrap around your neck once or cross it over your shoulders it is perfectly comfortable and elegant.
When I get dressed, the weather is my first consideration. Appropriate for the event is my second. Third on my checklist is if the look is attractive on my body type.
Thank you for joining us on this journey through midlife and beyond. The second fifty years are truly the best!
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