Posts Tagged: blue

Gracey Wears: Warm Colors

No, not those warm colors.  I’m talking about clothes that are warm and are a color, instead of the usual winter black:

gracey the giant in LOFT pants, cashmere sweater & wool printed scarf

gracey the giant in LOFT pants, cashmere sweater, wool scarf & Franco Sarto boots 2

Although, I guess technically the sweater counts as one of those warm colors as well.

On Friday, which is when I wore this, it was freezing here in Pittsburgh and made even colder by the wind.  And all I could think to wear was layers of black.  Because it seems that all my warmest clothes are black and gray.

But, I didn’t want to wear black and gray.  I wanted to wear color.  Of course, I also wanted to be warm.  So I dug out a bright cashmere sweater and paired it with some non-black pants: read more

Gracey Wears: Winter White and Winter Blues

I know that blue and white is considered a quintessential summer combination, bringing to mind, as it does, all things nautical, but for some reason I’ve really been feeling the combination for winter.  Especially the pairing of pairing winter white with my winter blues:

Gracey from Fashion for Giants wears polka dot skinnies, a winter white sweater layered over a white shirt & plaid scarf Gracey from Fashion for Giants wears polka dot skinnies, a winter white sweater layered over a white shirt , brown boots & a plaid scarf

Now, is winter white is basically just cream with a little less yellow in it?  Probably.  But whether you call it cream or white, it does work well for winter.

That is not to say, of course, that you can’t wear white-white during the winter.  I actually like to pair white-white with winter white and blue.  I did it in this outfit.  And below, you can see that I’ve layered this winter white sweater over a regular white tunic: read more