Category Archives: black

Just Right

I’ve spent years searching for the perfect sweater dress. It needed to not be itchy, so wool or wool blends were out.  It needed to be thick enough to not show every lump and bump but not so thick that I … Continue reading

Posted in black, Cozy, Frye, Scarf, tights | 6 Comments

Stand Back

  This outfit is something that Stevie Nicks would wear to the rodeo.  Okay all my readers under the age of thirty, go google who Stevie Nicks is.  I’ll wait….     See what I mean?     Black lace skirt – … Continue reading

Posted in black, button-down shirt, Denim, Nine West, Ralph Lauren, Sandals, skirt | 10 Comments

Quest for Perfection

Who among us does not yearn for that perfect item of clothing, easy to wear, goes with everything and fits like a glove.  For years now I’ve been on a quest for black pants that fit that description.  Have I … Continue reading

Posted in black, Cardigan, Gap, J Crew | 5 Comments

Why Are You So Dressed Up?

  I must have been asked, “why are you all dressed up today”, about 10 times in the course of the day.  What’s up with that?  I’ve got a simple cotton sateen dress and wedge sandals one; it’s not like … Continue reading

Posted in Ann Taylor, black, Dress, Target, Unknown, Wedges | 11 Comments

Oops, I Did It Again

It’s well documented here on the Blog that I can not escape the grasp of the Target women’s clothing department.  Clearly I need some sort of retail twelve step program. “Hi, my name is Doreen, and I’m not capable of … Continue reading

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What Do You Call Those Anyway?

I’m pensive in this picture and I think it’s because I’m trying to figure out what those pants are called these days.  Back in the 80’s they where clam diggers, but what do we use as a term to refer … Continue reading

Posted in black, Paisley, Sandals, Summer | Tagged | 4 Comments

Construction Chic

While the workers where out back talking with Ad-man, I quickly snapped these photos.  Sneaky…. This blouse is new and it has a ruffled collar, something I don’t usually wear.  Having a blog has pointed out to me the styles that I, … Continue reading

Posted in black, button-down shirt, Cardigan, Ruffles | 14 Comments

Work Work Work

Typically I take my blog pictures in the morning before heading out to work because if I don’t life just gets in my way.  This week is a challenge, as we have workmen swarming around the yard ripping off the old … Continue reading

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No Title Day

I’m fresh outta good ideas for titles today.   Jacket – Ann Taylor Black pants – Gap Scarf – looooooong time ago, and I can’t recall Black Patent Loafers – Bandalino

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Jeans Week – Day 3

Welcome to “hump day.” It’s looking like we’re going to meet our dead-line at work.  Clearly all the casual dress is making us work like busy little bees.  Although I’ve actually read ( can’t remember my source ) that when you dress … Continue reading

Posted in black, boots, Jeans, Plaid | 5 Comments