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  1. May 25, 2017 / 9:05 pm

    Yellow Brick Runway should be on one of these lists!

    • Susan B
      August 11, 2017 / 9:36 am

      Yes indeed!

  2. Jan Parker Gidman
    December 16, 2017 / 7:48 am

    Hi Susan A short while ago I saw through your blog another blog where readers sent in pictures of themselves all centred around one theme ie colour blue, embellished skirt, fancy shoes etc. (you appeared in one of the pictures) Unfortunately I forgot to take a note of the name and now I can seem to find it and was hoping you could help me 🙂 Hope my description makes some sense! Thanks!

  3. Cheryl Moxam
    May 6, 2018 / 11:09 am

    Hi Susan, I am so happy to have found your blog. In less than 2 weeks I will be heading to Copenhagen to board a cruise ship for 11 days in Scandinavia then will be travelling through Belgium for 5 days. Packing for this trip requires some strategic thinking to avoid the dreaded ‘overpack’ and ‘tourist look’ and I thank you for providing me with that strategy. Also, I am doing this trip solo so need to able to manage all of my luggage through various airports and train stations.
    At 63 I have developed quite an extensive bucket list and plan to embrace each new experience with style and grace. Thank you for being an inspiration for me along the way.

    • Susan B
      May 6, 2018 / 11:27 am

      Hi Cheryl, thanks so much and have a WONDERFUL time on your trip!!

  4. Candace Olander
    June 4, 2018 / 9:29 am

    Hello Susan, I am a seasoned Paris Visitor and enjoy your posts; we visit many of the same places. Recently you mentioned a silk tank by Eileen Fisher. I’m thinking it would be a nice addition for our trip and can’t seem to find the post. Thanks for your help.

  5. August 23, 2019 / 1:01 pm

    Could you direct me to the post about color cataloguing your best colors. You showed a gorgeous yellow/gold leather jacket.
    Love this blog!

  6. Susan davis
    August 23, 2019 / 1:04 pm

    I am traveling to Chicago, IL in early October.
    Which of your posts would be most helpful for clothes for a short trip. Going 4 days mid week staying in downtown.

    • Susan B
      August 23, 2019 / 1:28 pm

      Hi Susan, you don’t mention whether this is a pleasure or business trip. My suggestion would be to use this capsule as a starting point, and you can pare down or adjust based on the weather and your plans: A Fall Travel Wardrobe Capsule

  7. patricia a gale
    April 11, 2020 / 2:52 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss.
    However, may God Bless you for not letting her suffer unnecessarily. She loves you for that sacrifice you made for her. Our pets are precious to us and we love them in our world. For her you were her whole world.
    Such joy she brought to your life and what wonderful memories you have of the love you shared.

  8. Wren
    August 12, 2020 / 9:26 am

    Hi Susan,
    Last week I commented that my daughter called me an “enabler” when I sent some links to her from the Nordy sale. I used a winky emoji in the comment but it didn’t show up and my attempt might have been misconstrued. That was meant to be funny so I hope it came across as such.
    Always enjoy your posts.

  9. Lynne
    February 24, 2021 / 1:19 pm

    Hi Susan,
    A while back you mentioned some jogger you recently tired and like. I realized that my current joggers are a little thin and need to be replaced and company is no longer making the style. If you could send me the post to these.

  10. Bonnie
    August 27, 2021 / 11:34 am

    Hi susan….. enjoy your blog, share a number of your fashion concerns/ issues so appreciate your insights. Did you ever get those Eileen fisher espresso pants you mentioned.? Did you decide whether the color was a warm brown or a cool one? I got them in a crepe version and in a really soft Cotton relaxed version. Can’t quite make up my mind!
    Thanks for your input.

    • Susan Blakey
      August 27, 2021 / 11:58 am

      Hi Bonnie, thanks so much! Yes, I did just receive both the stretch crepe ankle pants and the ponte lantern pants. The brown is warm enough, and matches one of the brown swatches in my Spring palette, “Dark Donkey.” I’m keeping both, and will probably get the lantern pants hemmed just a little (they are a Regular length, weren’t offered in Petite).

  11. Leoni
    September 9, 2021 / 4:59 am

    Some time ago you highlighted scarves from a source I have never seen and now cannot find. I sadly did not note the name and I don’t see the post when scanning your list of past posts. I often think that accessories make the world go round and would love to find the source. Any suggestions?

    Thank you…

  12. Susan
    April 18, 2022 / 5:34 am

    Help! I am flying overnight from Utah to Montreal then Barcelona. Layover inMontreal. Doing a 7 day cruise from Barcelona to Rome. 2 days in Rome then flying back to US. Going in July when it will be hot. But planes can be chilly? What should I wear on the plane coming and going? Thanks! Love your blog!

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