Posts Tagged: LOFT

Gracey Wears: Blue and Green

For a long time, blue and green was one of those color combinations I was a bit iffy on.  Why?  Because, when I was younger, I read a book in which a girl sat her blue-wearing rival on a green couch because she knew that the green paired with the blue would look “ghastly.”  I was fairly impressionable as a child, so, for years, I thought that blue and green didn’t pair well.  As it turns out, that’s totally not a thing:

Gracey of Fashion for Giants in green vintage dress & blue floral LOFT scarf Gracey of Fashion for Giants in green vintage dress, blue floral LOFT scarf & Gap boots

Although, for that era, it might have totally *been* a thing.  Just as certain colors gain and lose popularity as time goes by, I’m sure certain color combinations do too.  Or, maybe it has to do with the shades of blue and green being paired.  I’m hard-pressed to imagine any color blue doesn’t go with, but, then again, I am admittedly biased towards blue. read more

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