When I was a kid we use to say “If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?” You remember the answer, right? Pilgrims. Oh…hahahaha. We thought we were so funny and clever every time we shared this profoundness. This year the flowers have already bloomed in April but I still need to be prepared for the showers nonetheless. Last week I promised you some “blah” and “blah” is what I will deliver.
I love the ubiquitous trench coat. I have a long one and a mid-length one that I wear often–mostly when I am more dressy. But I didn’t have a lighter weight, shorter length for casual wear. Last year while thrifting with a girlfriend, I found the perfect one.
(coat: London Fog; scarf: Hermes; jeans: Chicos)
I love the length and that it is single-breasted which tends to work better with my curvy shape. However, the color is a death sentence for my skin tone. To combat that I like to wear a scarf (if it is pouring I wouldn’t let this hang out like it is shown) or some piece of colorful jewelry around my face. Another reason I bought this was for its detachable hood feature. Curly hair gals love hoods to protect from the frizzies. But just because we love them doesn’t necessarily mean we should wear them:
EEEEEEGADS! Not cute but when the torrential deluge is raging outside this is obviously the better choice.
And now let’s turn our attention to our JCPenney Model pose:
MODEL DOWN! MODEL DOWN! Evidently it was a little too wet in our “April Showers” bathroom studio for her to handle in her stilettos (I smell lawsuit). Umm, hopefully she hasn’t hit her head on the bathtub too hard and will back with us in the future. So sad. And just when she had discovered her love of reading.
Do you like trench coats? How do you wear yours? Also, I would love any suggestions on how to iron silk scarves. I recently washed all of mine and they are looking a little limp.
Enjoy your Monday!