Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Capsule wardrobe #128 - leopard print, part II

Continuing the capsule wardrobe series with another episode of Faux Fuchsia's style challenge


Look #5 - Inspired by spring, framing the leopard with pink




Capsule wardrobe pieces:  leopard print shirt, pale pink cardigan and black trousers 
Shoes: black ballet flats
Accessories: Hermès 'Carré Kantha' 90 Carré and clic H bracelet in black.  MaiTai Collection waterfall necklace in black
Scarf tying method: Scarf folded in the basic bias fold and placed around the waist. The ends are secured behind your back in the basic slide, with a MaiTai Collection Grande Classique scarf ring in black horn (you can tie the ends into a double knot instead).


Look #6 - same as above, only in an autumn inspired variation (FauxFuchsia's autumn has just begun...click here to visit her blog). Replacing the pink scarf and cardigan with warm and rusty colors, and tying the scarf  around the neck for warmth.



Capsule wardrobe pieces:  leopard print shirt, rust cardigan and black trousers 
Shoes: black ballet flats
Accessories: Hermès 'Carré en Carré' 90 Carré and clic H bracelet in black.
Scarf tying method: pleated scarf (rectangular), secured in a horizontal basic slide with a MaiTai Collection shawl ring in sunshine honey horn (you can tie the ends into a double knot instead)


To be continued.....

xx

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

MaiTai Collection in action - collage #10

I am so very happy to present the 10th MaiTai Collection in action collage today!

The contributions are from Australia, Austria, California, Denmark, France, Hawaii, Ohio, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Texas, United Kingdom and Wyoming.

Thanks so much for sharing your fabulous pictures, ideas and style, dear Anna B, bagmoma, Bernie, Blighty, happyface, Faux Fuchsia, gkaroma, Jasmine, Linda, Manuela, Marla in the OC, msT, Myriam, Pam, Perla and Wordlark. Love each and every one of your pictures x

Faux Fuchsia: www.fauxfuchsiastyle.blogspot.com 
happyface: www.happyface313.com
Perla: www.theclassicalmommy.com
Marla in the OC: Works as a personal stylist in the OC area. For anyone interested, please send an email to maitaicollection@orange.fr, and I'll forward it to her!


From left to right: Still-life by Linda of the order that has just arrived.. Grande, Moyenne and Petite in dark Mother of Pearl. Right Faux Fuchsia's 'Circus' 70 carré,  secured with a Classique Moyenne scarf ring in a criss-cross bow knot


Lilac lavender sachets... left by Wordlark, right by Perla


Clockwise from top left: Anna B with a waterfall necklace in ecru/ebene, and a horn bracelet in mushroom. Pam with a 'Carré en Carré 90 carré in a pleated criss-cross knot, Bernie with a 'Jardin d'Andalusie' 90 carré, ends tied in the basic slide with a Grande Classique scarf ring


Perla with a waterfall necklace in raisin (left), and with a small format silk scarf tied into a snowball knot with a Classique Petite scarf ring (right)


happyface313 with a 'Tohu Bohu' Plissé and Classique Moyenne MoP scarf ring. Her detailled knotting instructions here



Perla with a 'Tropique' 70 carré, tied into a waterfall knot with a Classique Moyenne scarf ring



From left to right: gkaroma with a generic Nordstrom cashmere scarf, secured with a black horn shawl ring in a criss-cross knot. happyface with a Tohu Bohu plissé, tied with a sunshine honey shawl ring in a vertical basic slide. gkaroma with a 'Pierres d'Orient et d'Occident' 90 carré, tied with a black horn Anneau Infinity in a slip knot



bagmoma with a Carré en Carré' 90 carré, tied with a black horn shawl ring in the basic slide


Clockwise from top left: Faux Fuchsia with a 'Très Kelly' 70 carré, tied with a Moyenne Classique scarf ring into a criss-cross bow knot. Blighty with a 'Monsieur et Madame' Gavroche, secured with a Classique Moyenne MoP scarf ring in the basic slide. Marla in the OC also with a 'Monsieur et Madame' Gavroche, worn with a SAGA fox fur collar in khaki (two loop method). msT with a 'Aux Portes du Palais' plissé, ends secured with a Classique Petite scarf ring in bone, in the basic slide.


Faux Fuchia with a 'Mexique' 90 carré, secured with a Grande Classique scarf ring in honey ~ Criss-cross knot (left) and basic slide (right)


Clockwise from top left: bagmoma with an 'Ex-Libris' cashmere GM, tied into a cowboy knot with a black horn shawl ring. Perla with a Ferragamo pocket square, tied into a snowball knot with a Classique Petite scarf ring in Mother of Pearl. Myriam with a black SAGA fox fur collar as head band, secured with an OP'H 70 carré in the five loop method. Manuela with a 'Pele Mele' cashmere scarf secured with a shawl ring in honey


Perla with a Cheval Fleuri' 70 Carré, tied with a Moyenne scarf ring in sunshine honey in a criss-cross knot


From left to right: bagmoma with a SAGA fox fur collar in mocca. Manuela with a 'La Promenade de Longchamps' 90 carré, tied with a grande scarf ring into a snow ball knot



Clockwise form top left: gkaroma with a 'L'art de Temari' cashmere GM, tied with a shawl ring in translucent horn in the basic slide. Horn bangle in mushroom. Jasmine with a taupe SAGA fox fur collar, held in place by south sea pearls on a white gold strand. Faux Fuchsia with a 'Circus' 70 carré, tied in the basic slide with a Grande Classique scarf ring in honey horn.



For more info and how to order the MaiTai Collection items featured in this post, please click the links below:


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Carré pochettes
Scarf travel pochettes
Picotin bag inserts (MM size only, more sizes to come)
Horn table ware
Gemstone necklace


Hope everyone is enjoying a lovely Easter weekend, and wishing you all a very happy Easter!

xx


MaiTai Colleciton news - the Carré Pochettes are now also available in brushed cotton




Available in four colors: black, mauve, taupe and hot pink


100% cotton - Made in France


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