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Work Style: Blue Velvet

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I picked up these pants on yet another thrifting venture and thought they were just right for trotting through the melting (thank God!) snow.

Inspired by none other than Chuck Bass (who’s a young Heff if ever there was one), I used a colorful silk scarf as a cravat. I’ve only just begun to appreciate the versatility of scarves, and am now throroughly obsessed. It’s especially fun figuring out different ways to tie them–hello Neckclothitania!  Any other suggestions?

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6 Comments
  • danz

    February 2, 2009 at 4:58 pm Reply

    Wow, I can honestly say the thought of wearing velvet trousers has never crossed my mind. Kudos to you for pulling them off so stylishly! Seriously awesome outfit – plus the cravat is a great touch!

  • Trendy Gourmandise

    February 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm Reply

    nice outfit

  • Kristina

    February 4, 2009 at 3:15 pm Reply

    those fit you very well. the look reminds me of old Hollywood, which i love

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