Close But Yet So Far

This is an impromptu post inspired by a few minutes of grabbing my ipad and sitting in a sunbeam with my coffee this morning. My favourite fashion blog, (aside from that of my online-friend Style Marmalade) is The Sartorialist. I’m sure many of you also love this blog, where a photographer with a fantastic eye for style, takes pictures of everyday people out on the streets of a wide range of cities. His photography is great and I really like to see what real people are wearing when they’re out and about.

But his post from yesterday afternoon particularly caught my eye. Why? Because the photo is of a pretty girl in Paris who is wearing almost the same outfit I wore the other day when I wore the new scarf I made and my new(ish) coat, seen here. Her scarf is bigger but the same colour as mine and we’re both wearing a hooded duffle coat with toggles.

How I wish I had gone with these boots I had on the other day (outfit seen here) that I honestly came oh-so-close to putting on but then put on my walking shoes instead because we were going for a pretty long walk. And believe it or not, I was wearing my jeans rolled up like hers with my boots just the other day!


Source: The Sartorialist

I’m not writing this to be braggy, but to express my glee at the thought that if The Sartorialist and I had crossed paths on the day I wore this outfit, he might have considered my outfit Sartorialist worthy. And I’m certain that photo would not have included a trash can behind me, as the one I got did!

Many people have today off, so I hope you enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! I’ll be back later with my usual Food Friday post … Asparagus and Sauteed Mushroom Crepes, with a cheese sauce. Yum.

xo loulou

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