pineapple please

Do you ever see something and just can’t get it out of your mind? Find yourself planning outfits around it? Yes, we are speaking of clothing/accessories. In this case in particular I became slightly obsessed with a pineapple necklace. Yes, you heard correctly – pineapple. I’m a very visual person and knew I ‘d seen a picture of this necklace, but couldn’t remember where. I started to get concerned over the weekend, but found my true love saved in my bookmarks – phew. Great layering piece, is it not?

The Danni Jo brand itself was created and is run by two sisters who advocate creating sustainable economic opportunity for women in underdeveloped areas of the world. Read more about them here. Two words – power women.

Also, love the unicorn.

Have a great Monday my lovelies.

xxb

image via: dannijo.com

Prim and proper

Do you ever wear something that makes you feel like you’re playing a part or like you are slightly out of character? As someone who tends to gravitate towards anything black and has a slight obsession with leather, my friends all loved pointing out my new winter look – the turtleneck. I have a brown turtleneck that my dad gave me for Christmas 2 years ago, and I LOVE it. Although when I’m wearing it I feel a bit like a school mom, or like Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine. Prim and proper, which my style is usually not so much. Proper yes, prim no. When I came out of my room in my turtleneck, jeans and a tan basic wool coat my roommate quickly asked, ‘What’s that look? ‘in a smirking ‘Where’d Blair go’ kind of way. I told her it was my TriBeCa mom look. The other day I was out with a friend, and she also asked me about my turtleneck. I told her I almost felt like I had to act a certain way. One must live up to such a grown-up look. Is it an age thing do you think? She said she doesn’t like wearing things around her neck. I understand that completely…except a small note here on my turtleneck is that it’s 100% cashmere and thus, a pillow of warmth.

Some options below:

Turtlenecks are the most comfortable garment you can wear. They move with the body, and they’re flattering too, because they accentuate the face and elongate the figure. They make life so easy: you can wear a turtleneck to work and then afterwards throw on a jacket, and it becomes very dressy. You can go anywhere you like.

-Halston

I mean they do say great minds think alike – yes? 

Would you ever wear a turtleneck? Any out-of-character clothing confessions?

Images via: Carven, MMM, Equipment, Josephquote via here