Susan Blakey, Author at une femme d'un certain âge - Page 333 of 340

Fichu de la semaine

It’s still a bit chilly here most mornings, and will be up until July. This is a nice way to keep…

Heavy Lifting

Une femme’s ongoing efforts to ruthlessly edit down the contents of la garde-robe have stalled. Not only am I struggling to…

V for Vanity

Merriam-Webster online defines “vanity” as:1: something that is vain, empty, or valueless2: the quality or fact of being vain3: inflated pride…

Fichu de la semaine

Here’s one way I like to wear a silk square. (Once again, apologies for the blurry pic; our camera’s autofocus seems…

Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

#4 – Draped over the shoulders, when it’s just a little to warm to wear a sweater, and just a little…

Fifty Ways to Wear a Sweater

#1 – 3 Style Spy recently asked, “Do you have anything in your closet that isn’t a “wow” garment, but is…

Carrie-esque Coat

Wouldn’t have expected to find it here. Also available in red. Best worn ironically. Photos: left- HBO, middle- BodenUSA, right- can’t…

Pearls of Wisdom

“A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls,” said Coco Chanel, who was known to toss as many as seven around…

Knowing Your Limits

“Another Birkin? Did she sell a kidney?” Une femme was having brunch with a friend yesterday, when the subject of mutual…

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