Nov 7, 2011 11:35 AM
Cathleen writes: "Dear Outblush, I bought some "winter white" adriano goldschmied skinny cords on clearance last spring. Now that it's fall, I'm ready to wear them, but although the fabric says cold weather, the color looks summery. What can I wear with these to make them seasonally appropriate and cool? Cathleen"
Hey Cathleen, I'm Found of You! Corduroy is definitely a fall/winter fabric, so don't worry too much about the color looking too summery. Just avoid pairing your cords with other summery colors or summery accessories, like strappy sandals. Wear your white cords the same way you'd wear a cozy white sweater during the fall - with fall colors, and fall appropriate shoes. Try a tunic top with a leather jacket and/or knitted scarf, a fur trimmed vest over a striped shirt, a camel colored winter coat, or a big chunky knit sweater. For shoes, wear a pair that really say "fall". Go with boots, oxfords, clogs, etc. in seasonal colors.
Pants: The AG ones from last season aren't around anymore, but these J Brand Skinny Cords in Winter White ($175) are probably comparable.
1 - BB Dakota Keane Leather Jacket ($175, on sale)
2 - Splendid Waffle Stripe Scarf ($78)
3 - J. Crew Scoopneck Blouse ($98)
4 - Croft and Barrow Cable Knit Vest ($35)
5 - Splendid Mixed Media Shirt ($88)
6 - Topshop Bavaria Chiffon Yoke Tunic ($64)
7 - ALICE by Temperley Ada Animal Print Tunic ($404)
8 - Sisters Faux Fur Trim Sleeveless Cardigan ($88)
9 - Modcloth How You Dune Coat ($180)
10 - Hope Byronesse Striped Tee ($110)
11 - Kelsi Dagger Women's Vivian Knee-High Boot ($91-$162)
12 - Rancher's Moto Booties ($198)
13 - Ugg Lynnea Boot ($200)
14 - Steve Madden Troopa Combat Boot ($99)
15 - Caslon Cable Knit Swing Poncho ($128)
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