Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Back to Work in Velvet

Silicon Valley is experiencing a cold snap -- OK, cold for here! Mornings are quite frosty, which is unusual. Not like there's snow (that's only happened once in my lifetime), but it *has* been almost freezing overnight.

So velvet was perfectly appropriate, & this jacket even more so because it has pockets to hold my tissues, since my cold still lingers on. But I had a slew of meetings today, so into the office I went. (And for some reason, my full-length photos all sucked, oh well!)

What I'm wearing:
Plum velvet jacket, Newport News via Lisa
Black long-sleeve knit top, Old Navy
Black skirt, NY & Company
Black tights, Calvin Klein
Burgundy suede pumps, Soffit
Pewter & hematite fish necklace, Ann D'Aboise
Jet & pearl dangly earrings, random accessory store


11 comments:

  1. What an absolutely gorgeous necklace! Aren't those the fish drains from the Louvre? I think I have a photo of them somewhere in my Paris album.


    I heard about your cold snap! They had a major frost alert in Napa Valley, which is really odd. But alas, our "heat wave" is now over as well and it's super cold here. Keep warm and healthy darling!

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  2. Not sure about the necklace's design origins, but it was made by a woman who doesn't seem to sell jewelery anymore -- I bought it at a goth convention to wear at my wedding! The fish seemed appropriate bec. of my last name. The artist did make a lot of things from lovely old designs.


    The cold snap has affected California oranges, not sure about grapes, but I'm headed to Napa this weekend & should hear about it at the wineries :) Stay warm out there!

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  3. We've been warm here (no longer) and you're cold there! What is going on!? You look lovely in velvet and the necklace is so beautiful!!!

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  4. That necklace! I LURVES IT.

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  5. Oh you have a lovely outfit today. Purple velvet and a gothic necklace is a great combination. The necklace is so beautiful!

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  6. Blame global warming for mixing up the weather!

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  7. Thanks! It's quite special to me, having worn it at my wedding.

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  8. And the jacket is nice & cozy too :)

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  9. Plum is such a great color on you- it's fun and still office appropriate. However, that jacket is so pretty, I think I'd be wearing it just about everywhere!

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