Tuesday, 25 October 2016

The Wedding Skirt Visits Clarendon



Clarendon Estate , a short drive from where I live , is one of our grand colonial properties, consisting of
a three storey Georgian house , many outbuildings , all surrounded by hectares of parklands.


The Sarah Paccini olive green skirt that I wore in February to my son's wedding had been waiting in the wings for the perfect opportunity to make a reappearance.


 Today turned out to be a little cooler than was originally forecast , so the top I had planned to wear was
returned to the closet for another warmer day, and this long sleeved knit from Paule Ka from many seasons
ago filled the gap. I rather like the bow and peek-a-boo detail on the shoulder , it takes a rather plain knit
up a notch.I added my old favourite beads and dangley earrings,old Chanel sunnies and bronze wedges.


I knew when I bought this skirt it was perfect with the formal top I wore to the wedding but it would
also work with many more colours and styles. These days my clothing has to have many different guises
and be able to do double duty, formal or relaxed , day and night and stand the test of time .



Linking with Patti for Visible Monday
Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday
Catherine at Not Dressed as Lamb
#iwillwearwhatIlike
Natalia at In the Writers Closet
for Midlife Fun
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  1. A good skirt plays many roles and adjusts to whatever is required. It's a beautiful piece, and you look so stylish.

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    1. I quite agree Tiina, I know this skirt will be with me for many years and worn for many occasions.Thankyou for your thoughtful comments.

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  2. That skirt is indeed a beauty, and looks to have a long full life in your wardrobe. You look so chic, and thanks for sharing, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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    1. Many thanks Patti , it was good to wear the skirt again , I know it will make many appearances.Always a pleasure to join in Visible Monday.

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  3. What a great place to show off that skirt! It does go beautifully with that top. :)

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    1. Clarendon is a beautiful spot and showcased the skirt to perfection.Thankyou for visiting Laurie.

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  4. That's a stunning look on you, particularly with the statement necklace.

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    1. Thankyou so very much Gail for your kind words.

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    1. Thank you Susan, so pleased you liked my look.

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  6. Sounds like a beautiful place Jill. Love this sillouette on you and just the right touches, the sunnies, the lovely necklace and those wedges, lve them!
    thanks for linking up with turning heads tuesday
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Thank you Jess , Clarendon is a beautiful place to spend some time ans is always great for photos. I am still so pleased with the skirt and know it will work on less formal occasions.Thank you for hosting.

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  7. That skirt is gorgeous and so beautiful on you ! Olive green colour is a good alternative to black ... very nice detail on your sweater as well .

    Have a good weekend, dear!

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    1. Thank you so much Dan , I was rather pleased how the sweater worked with the skirt. Enjoy your week.

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  8. Another incredible, fabulous skirt, Jill! A gorgeous post (and I love your hair, it looks fabulous on you).xx

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    1. Thank you so much Elizabeth I had this skirt for my sons wedding back in February and this was its first outing since.My hair is in the process of growing a little longer after a couple of ordinary too short cuts. xx

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  9. Jill, I love your style philosophy of multitasking! I feel that I now built my wardrobe and mainly will be wearing my pieces in different arrangements, and only purchase from time to time when I see something really special. It wasn't an easy task, but I have a feeling that I completed it in 3 years. Now on to multitasking!

    Your skirt is gorgeous, and I am glad it had such a fun outing! I always admire this necklace, and the peak-a-boo detail of your sweater is so sweet! You are right, such details make even a simple style something special!

    Thank you so much for joining Midlife Fun!!

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    1. Have fun with your wardrobe multitasking, I know you will enjoy the process and come up with stunning results. This was in my mind when I fell for this skirt for the wedding and knew it would be a good multitasker.Thankyou my dear friend.

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