I had a surprise day off today and spent the morning shopping and dining on Newbury street. It was such a treat to stroll outside before the true cold hits tomorrow. See Twitter photos from me and Khatu (plus a lone Instagram) for some shopping updates. For anyone who liked this classic white blouse with black trim, H&M; now has a new one in a smoother, silkier material, plus collar (fun!), minus large pockets, minus black trim on the sleeves – for an updated price of $24.95. I did not try it on so I’m not sure about the fit. Item # is 045939.
I haven’t written any other suitcase style posts yet (I did receive your questions on packing & beauty bag contents and will try to show those), so here is a filler post showing the Crewcuts sweater from this review. I wore this simple outfit minus the sweater to work. I threw on the sweater for some quick photos to see how it’d look tucked in, but returned it afterwards and kept the yellow.
The sweater in a kids size 12 was easy to tuck in without being too poofy from the side or back. This thin, unlined, slightly-too-big ponte skirt, however, is not the best choice to conceal any tucked tops. I either need to find a good slip, or need to stop buying lower quality, unlined pieces that don’t fit and are unworthy of alterations. I also hope to find a similar camel sweater soon in womens sizing to fill the void in my closet.
I bought my first pair of brown tights this year and have found them to be surprisingly versatile – especially with animal print. They add a bit of “warmth” to outfits that basic black otherwise would not.