Friday, April 19, 2013

How to wear broderie anglaise or eyelet. Part 1

Although spring doesn't seem to be holding in Lund, one can still hope and think about her summer wardrobe (deep in her closet, for the moment). With summer comes broderie anglaise.
Eyelet can be dressed up and up and down: from casual to office to ocassion (by day, but ocassion anyway):

Eyelet Dressed Down
Broderie Anglaise for Errands by Caroline Grant. Flats are the go-to shoe when you're running errands, at least for me, plus a roomy handbag that can be kept out of the way if you tuck it under your arm. Denim jackets can be put on and off and unceremoniously stuffed in your bag if it's too warm to wear them. [Style: Ladylike with a twist].

French Connection Orient Eyelet Dress / Levi's Curve Id Jacket / Anthropologie Clairvoyant Gypsy Handbag / J. Crew Viv Flat Shoes  / Paul Smith Swirl Scarf / Charm & Chain Gwen Earrings / Trina Turk Palm Springs Ring / Nars Semi Matte Lipstick in Funny Face / MAC Permanent Nail Lacquer in Steamy.

Broderie anglaise for the office
Broderie Anglaise for the Office by Caroline Grant. With the right shoe (not too open: try a slingback, like here, or a d'orsay, but not a strappy sandal or a peeptoe unless the dress code where you work is relaxed, with hosiery) and a blazer, broderie anglaise is great option for th office, provided the neckline is not low. A silk scarf is good protection for your throat in midseason and against chilly air-conditioning, if it is big enough to turn into a shawl. [Style: Ladylike with a twist].

French Connection Orient Eyelet Dress / Mango Jacket / River Island Handbag / Armani Slingback Shoes / Uniqlo Bowler Hat / Paul Smith Scarf / Lara Bohinc Earrings / Tom Ford Lipstick in Aprhodisiac / Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Indian Pink.

Eyelet - Day Occasion
Broderie Anglaise for a Morning Occasion by Caroline Grant. Eyelet can also be the right option for special occasions that take place in daytime. You need to go for a clutch, a dressy bolero jacket and maybe an occasion hat, if that's the custom where you live! [Style: Ladylike with a Twist].

French Connection Orient Eyelet Dress / Debenhams Bolero / Lulu Guinness Fifi Handbag / L.K. Bennett Petal Shoes / Gina Foster Berlinia Hat / Hobbs Astrid Belt / Issa Silk Twill Green Scarf / Bounkit Seahorse Brooch / Trina Turk Ocean Riviera Earrings / Estée Lauder Compact / NARS Semi Matte Lipstick in Funny Face / M.A.C Nail Lacquer in Steamy.


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