winners and blazers

and the WINNER is...

First let me start of by saying thank you to all the thoughtful readers who entered the giveaway!  It was really lovely reading your entries.  The thing that struck me about all of you was that your favorite image was based on a memory, a smell, a want, a wish. From naps on the porch to memories of grandparent's houses, Stacy's images captured the imagination. Thank you for sharing your imaginations with me. I truly enjoyed it!

It was so hard to decide (really - I know everyone says this but its true) so I put all of your names in a hat and picked one. Yes, a hat. A cute hat at that.

And the winner is...

Lynda Pearson

and here is her lovely entry:

"Image No 2. Because I can feel the dew on my bare feet 
as I step down from the porch, 
still in my robe, and walk under the cherry tree 
to just look up through the branches and breathe."

Congratulations Lynda!  

(I'll be in touch for your shipping address:)

ps: if you want to check out Stacy's work or find the book on Amazon for purchase, 
you can find info at the end of today's post

Thanks again everyone!

And now for the BLAZERS

Another item catching my eye this fall is the blazer.  It is the perfect weight for a FLA night out when the temperature drops below 60.  Brrrrrrrr.

There are two variations I see working into my plan...

Lets explore the two looks shall we? 


1. long blazer // skinnies











2. prep school blazer  //  boyfriends








I'm on the hunt for two new blazers.
(and perhaps a pair of gold brogues!)


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