Fashionistas and clothes-wearing friends, thank you for visiting for this Ageless Style 01.2022: Very Peri linkup. We are back again for 2022 with a year’s worth of fun style prompts and looks to share. The linkup is hosted by my friend Carrie from A Simple Lovely Life and 8 of her blogging buddies. Always honored to be joining this stylish group of fashion bloggers. If you missed my holiday looks post for December, please check it out, here. Love the Walmart dress I featured.
AGELESS STYLE LINK UP
Again, this year, the Ageless Style Link Up will go live on the third Thursday of the month. For each post, one of the gals in the group selects a theme then all of us put together a look or looks reflecting it. This month’s theme was a unanimous choice by all the gals in the group even though I think a couple of us had to buy something special for the linkup. Our theme for January is the Pantone color of the year...
And this color is everywhere. When I was in Ft. Worth, I pointed out the color to my granddaughter Cadence every time we saw it. Now that we are home, PC and I notice the color in all the stores. But it is a kind of tricky color at the same time. Not exactly blue, not purple. Very peri(winkle) is a color all its own.
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Ageless Style 01.2022: Very Peri
After going through my closet, I determined the only periwinkle item I had was a Loft Outlet tee. I tried to create an outfit around it but didn’t like the results. A few months ago, my Ageless Style sister Jodie talked about proportions of outfits; how to avoid having an outfit cut you in two. I have tried to pay more attention to proportions lately and the outfit I tried with my peri tee sliced me in half. So, I decided to treat myself to something new for this post.
French Terry Puff Sleeve Statement Sweater
Not a sweater but not a sweatshirt. This Calvin Klein top can be dressed up or dressed down. The French terry fabric is super soft. Warm but not bulky or heavy. I especially liked the sleeves. Takes the top up a notch from a traditional crew neck sweater.
I paired the sweater with these Old Navy high-waisted embroidered cutwork Rockstar super skinny off-white ankle jeans – now that’s a mouthful.
Added a statement necklace that I bought years ago as part of a Southern belle Halloween costume I put together. Dare I say I wore a Southern belle costume? And some very old grayish-taupe Oxford booties.
Having Photo Fun
Persuaded PC to snap a few photos of the outfit at the Fountains at Farrah shopping center one day after church. It was a happy coincidence that the water in the fountains was also very peri!!
The weather even cooperated. It was breezy but sunny. And warm enough that I didn’t even need a jacket.
Even so, I was sure glad I didn’t wind up going for a swim. That fountain water was icy cold.
I just noticed – even the trash cans in the background ‘understood the assignment’. They look very peri, too!!
This Calvin Klein sweater is on sale now. I am thinking maybe I need the one in the other color option, heather granite. The Old Navy jeans are a steal at less than $15.00 on sale right now. If you are in the market for a comfortable pair of off-white denim, these might fit the bill.
I have subbed 3 days now in Lucia’s kindergarten class. The teacher’s daughter has…yup, you guessed it, Covid. The first day I worked, 8 children were absent in Lucia’s class. Yesterday they were all back but today we had another absence. The school, Lundy Elementary, has risen from 10th to 7th place on the list of El Paso Independent School District campuses with the most cases of the virus. As of this coming Tuesday, masks will be mandatory again in all EPISD schools. Will this ever end?
Subbing for 2 more days this week. Might just wear this outfit tomorrow.
Have you noticed very peri in the all stores and online sites you shop? Is it a color you might try? I have embraced it in a big way. Bought a Banana Republic cashmere sweater on Poshmark in a bluer shade of the periwinkle. And an Under Armour tee, sports bra and pair of sweats all in true periwinkle. Such a soothing color.
Hope you will run by to check out the very peri of my Ageless Style friends. I can’t wait to see what they have styled.
Amy ~ Amy’s Creative Pursuits
Bo ~ Bo’s Bodacious Blog
Carrie ~ A Simple Lovely Life
Joanna ~ My Slice of Life
Jodie ~ Jodie’s Touch of Style
Leslie ~ Once Upon a Time and Happily Ever After
Marsha~ Marsha in the Middle
Mireille ~ Chez Mireille Fashion Travel Mom
Robin ~ Hello I am 50ish
Come play dress up with us. Add your style post to the linkup then visit some of the others joining the fun.
Off to bed. I have a scratchy throat and a stuffy nose…hope that’s all it is. Stay well, my friends. And thank you for spending a few moments here with me.
Hugs and kisses,