I love tweed, Fashionable Reader, here I am in a tweed pencil skirt in 2013, early on in my career as a public speaking authorbeast...
Today I made a big decision and got rid of this tweed pencil skirt. I've been doing a lot of purging recently and I just wasn't wearing it enough. (I still have that shirt.) It's sad really, it was one of the last tweed items in my closet.
Symptom of begin a California girl, I suppose. Not much use for tweed.
Still in honor of its demise I though I would post a few tweed-related images:
|Walking Dress 1893 The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1895 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Ensemble Utility, 1942 The Victoria & Albert Museum|
|Suzy Parker; photo by Nina Leen, 1951|
If you want to be inspired by tweed I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the movie Cold Comfort Farm. This is hands down one of my favorite movies of all time and I want every single one of her outfits.
|Cold Comfort Farm|
And here is a fun new bit of merch!
|Teapot in an Octopus Cameo Steampunk T-Shirt|
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