It was by no means a complete list of what I am taking to Paris. I really hope that I didn't mislead you into thinking I was only taking two dresses!
I've had time to look in my closet and I wrote out a few lists...edited them.
Rewrote the list and edited some more...
What I have chosen "feels right."
As a challenging project which may be subject to a few small changes...
Spring in Paris can be chilly and rainy.
The core wardrobe is in my go to colour palette...basic black!
I have added quite a few accessories to allow me to add some colour, texture, and interest.
black and dark denim skinny jeans ~ g21
black ponte knit pants ~ Eileen Fisher
Black tweed V neck sleeveless ~ Banana Republic
Pattern wrap dress ~ Jones of NY
black tank ~ White House Black Market
cream tank ~ Lands' End
white linen tank ~ Eileen Fisher
black short sleeve Tee ~ Wilfred
cream short sleeve Tee ~ Lands' End
Breton stripe long sleeve top ~ Gap
black, grey, cream patterned wrap long sleeve top ~ Laura
coral tunic top ~ Cute Creations
coral cashmere V neck cardigan ~ Lands' End
black short sleeved dressy V neck cardigan for dresses ~ Talbots
Trench coat ~ Elie Tahari
Black waterproof light jacket ~ Style and Co.
blue flats ~ Joseph Seibel
metallic sandals ~ Ecco
short black leather boots ~ Timberland
nude and black bras ~ Olga
nude and black undies ~ Elita and Olga
mesh hose in black and beige ~ Hue
black silk nightie
felted black white grey print
silk ~ Hermes
silk ~ Lanvin
crystal and black artisan necklace ~ Debra Kay
vintage brooch with baroque pearl
I plan to roll my clothes and use packing cubes and Ziploc bags to keep things compact and organized.
Orange will be the punch of colour with my black basics...
Have you got the Hermes scarf tying app ?
I have it on my IPhone.
Here's a quick scarf tying tutorial from Eileen Fisher.
I think this gal is adorable and I love her style.
another older EF tutorial with some great ideas for wearing your scarves.
See you again soon.