Foulard de la semaine

I couldn’t wait to show you this one!

This gorgeous papillon scarf was a gift from Imogen. It’s a lovely sheer silk, with a dusty pink background and butterflies in shades of gold, brown and pink. The sweater was my New Color Palette Purchase during the shopping portion of our Saturday workshop. It’s a lovely lightweight cotton cardigan (“Jackie” cardigan from J.Crew). Not only is the color fabulous, but it has 3/4 sleeves, perfect for the air-conditioned office during summer months.

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  1. Those colors are doing amazing things for you. I love the scarf and cardigan! I wish I could have gone to the event this weekend. It looks like it was a lot of fun with great information. I know I need to reassess my colors.

  2. WOW….that color is amazing on you. It brightens up your face, but it isn’t overwhelming. Well done!!!

  3. That color is fantastic on you! Looks perfect with the new scarf as well. Imogen has a great eye and you wear it well.

  4. Lovely! The scarf is such a pretty touch. I’ve really enjoyed reading about your weekend workshop.

  5. Formidable! Qu’elle est gentille cette Imogen, très joli petit fichu. Les couleurs vous vont à merveille, ma chère.


  6. Yes, you are actually glowing now! The right color makes the difference. And the small scarf is so cute!

  7. Lovely colors in your sweater and scarf (the scarf is gorgeous). I also read your post on the workshop you did with Imogen and Karen. Sounds so fun, and I wish I could have been there to meet all of you. (For some reason I thought you lived in France, Pseu.)

    Thanks for sharing what you learned. I learned something vicariously through you.

    Also appreciate your recent comments on my post about writers and art. Muchas gracias.

  8. Imogen recommended this very colour for me too. Sadly they didn’t have this colour at the JCrew in Century City. It looks fantastic on you.

  9. This is my new favorite hue for you! the 3/4 sleeves will optically lengthen your legs, too! Good choice for three reasons: Quality item, great color, nice fit.

  10. Beautiful color on you! I’m trying more rose and corals this year. I bought the JCrew Tea Rose tank this spring, but have yet to wear it.

  11. Imogen – thanks and many thanks to you for the workshop and guidance!

    Bonjour Madame – thank you. It really was such a good thing to get my colors evaluated again. I feel as though I have a whole new universe open to me.

    metscan – thank you. I’m still just blown away by the impact the right colors can have.

    sallymandy – thanks. The workshop was a blast. Oh, I wish I lived in France!

  12. Rita – thank you!

    Glove Slap – thanks so much! I love my greens, but think I may have found a new favorite color.

    L – thanks! I’m so glad I found it.

    Sal – thanks, you are too kind!

  13. LBR – they have it online… 😉 I guess we have the same palette. Thanks!

    Karen – thanks, and yes this cardi is definitely a winner!

    Duchesse – I tend not to think of J.Crew because the don’t carry much in Petites, but this sweater is regular size and seems to be just fine in length. I’m going to make them a first stop for sweaters and other basics. Thank you!

  14. Miss Janey – thank you!

    Sher – thanks! I’d love to see how that color looks on you.

    Chris – thank you! Imogen is really, really good at this!

    dollcannotfly – thanks, and it was great to meet you too!

  15. Sue – thank you! Glad you enjoyed the recap.

    Leah – thanks!

    Orane – merci bien!

    Frugal Scholar – thank you! I’m not sure; I think you really have to get draped to find out where you are now.

  16. I guess you won’t mind if I repeat what everyone else has said: the color looks great on you.

    So…what are some good colors for former winters?