Monday, March 5, 2012

Pearls and Rhinestones



Last week, I had a debut of this camel wool sweater featuring strands of pearl detailing; in terms of textures, I love the interplay of soft, warm wool fabric with the solid translucence of the pearl beading. The sweater has a not completely inappropriate snug fit, which reminds me of young teenage girls from the 1950s, in their wide a-line skirts with prominent poodles paired with the painted on cheerleader cardigans. After a childhood of wearing sweaters, tops, and pants that were generally two or three sizes too large, at the behest of my mother, who was vehemently insistent that I would grow into them, even after I was fifteen and had ceased all major hormonal development spurts, buying something that truly fits my frame to perfection is a joy.

13 comments:

  1. It's funny how something as basic as wearing clothes that fit just right can make a huge difference in the way you feel. But it really does. Glad you found "the" sweater.

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  2. Gramma glam hun! Love the look of lucite paired with pearls...a total modern update on country club classics!

    xo-Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture.com

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  3. LOVED your comment today on the bloggy today...Beetlejuice and Dances with WOLVES...that's the BESSSSST title caption EVER! Brilliant! made me lol! I love your combo of the sweater and the glamorous earrings! AWESOME!!!!
    kisses
    xoThe Beckerman Girls

    www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

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  4. Thanks for your previous comment on my blog! What lovely jewelry!

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  5. So classy!! Have decided I need to wear pearls more often!

    http://styleservings.blogspot.com/

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  6. I can't make that shade of camel work for me, but I think pearls can go with almost anything and I bet this combo is killer.

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  7. Lovely combo! :)

    xo
    Jen

    http://belledecouture.com

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  8. I love those earrings!! Classic! And pearls are always a necessity! Would love to hear what you think of my latest posts and have you enter my very special giveaway! Follow me, I follow you?!

    xx
    Caitlin
    http://hauteeyes.com

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  9. I really L.O.V.E camel!! I have a sweater and a cardi, hmmm, and a scarf that get tons of wear! For spring I'm loving camel and MINT! So fresh and pretty. And who doesn't love adding a little glitz and glamour! Cute!! xx Natalie

    i heart this blog

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  10. love it. i like so much your blog!

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  11. Really nice post!!!

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    Kisses, The Spotted Cherry Pie

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