Outfit: Relaxed Knit Top, Linen Pants

Some days, you just need to get up and get dressed and get stuff done, so don’t want to muck about trying to be creative. Simple, comfortable, functional, neat is enough.

Susan B. wears a red linen blend sweater and linen wide leg trousers with ivory Birkenstocks.

We’ve had a marine layer sitting just offshore the last few days, which has cooled things down nicely. This organic linen-cotton blend top is perfect for these days. Warm enough when the fog rolls in, but the open weave of the knit allows for plenty of air flow. Several colors available; I’m wearing the X-Small.

Bella and I enjoyed a quiet 4th, despite the fireworks (both official/legal and “rogue”). Fortunately, she doesn’t seem to be bothered by them, for which I am very grateful. How was your 4th?

Oh… and I almost forgot: there’s a new season of Babylon Berlin!!! (On MHz Choice, via Amazon Prime video.)

Bon weekend!

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  1. I hear you! Today is just that kind of day! I have a few errands to run!
    Quiet 4th July here. Town did provide fireworks show! We did cook out on our grill but that’s it.
    Today rain. High humidity! Grrr

  2. I have this sweater in Atlantis and needed to purchase the matching silk tank to wear underneath it for better coverage. It worked out well because I was wearing it during a trip to Japan and some days were quite cool. Does the flame color need a cami? You look lovely in this sweater.

    1. I have this sweater in “River”. I wear it with a nude bra, w/o a camisole, and it looks wonderful.

  3. What a beautiful sweater. The selection of colors makes it hard to pick which one to purchase. We are in a heat dome so anything cool to wear is so appreciated. Have a lovely weekend.

  4. Wow. It’s 100 degrees while I write this, and the rest of the country is also experiencing hot weather. I love your blog but it’s a bit disorienting to see you in sweaters week after week. I’ve decided that I probably own enough sweaters for my lifetime and instead will focus on what will take me into the global warming era — more natural fabrics, skirts and dresses, sleeveless that I love to wear, etc. I’m interested in what fashion influencers say will carry us through these changing times. But I’ll keep reading you!

    1. Hi Mary Helen, thanks for reading! When it comes to my own outfits, I dress for comfort in the climate where I live. I have been doing my best to share styles for hot summer days in some of my other posts.