Monthly Archives: February 2018


Be relieved in an hour or so,

Sometimes he comes early–I go…

Always wants to talk

About rolling stock,I’m in N, and he’s in HO!

–Jonathan Caswell



Sailor Stripes


fashion with compassion

Stripes have a nautical summery look and remind me of a cute sailor outfit I had when I was a little girl. I bought this top with stripes while in New York City at Anthropologie.

I wore it to cross the Brooklyn Bridge with white capris …


… and to the Brooklyn Flea Market with black capris.

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What I especially love is that it has a yoke that looks like houndstooth from a distance but is actually little bunnies.


Jean is wearing mini stripes with thrifted jeans. Her black and white saddle shoes complete this casual outfit.

“I love stripes! They’re classic and timeless. I wore a t-shirt by the ethical, organic company Armed Angels today. It is a mini-striped shirt. No need to be worried about looking wider. Skinny stripes don’t have that effect.” ~ Jean


Patti is wearing her striped tee with a gray thrifted skirt. These pussycat…

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Little Red Dress and a Houndstooth Coat — fashion with compassion

It’s a title I’ve used before, Little Red Dress, this time with a completely different style. My dress from the Fabulous over 40 Model Search was ultra glamorous! This one is classy for everyday and yet can be dressed up to go to a birthday party (like my birthday 🙂 ) and a romantic Valentine’s […]

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Both sides the tweed




  • Beige turtleneck sweater – Sfera
  • Multicolor tweed skirt – Bershka
  • Black leather booties – Zara

Ahhh, tweed! When I hear the word ‘tweed’, my mind immediately wanders to those iconic black-and-white photos of Coco Chanel wearing a tweed piece (or two). While I wait for my own full-of-Chanel wardrobe (a girl can dream!) I can wear this beautiful tweed skirt, bought for a risorial fraction of the price.

Today was a cold-but-not-too-cold day. This outfit is thought for those kind of days, where you want to be cozy but still look stylish. If it gets too cold, just add black opaque thights and a black blazer and you’re done!

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