Thursday, June 6, 2013

Capsule wardrobe #98 ~ black and blue



Capsule pieces: black trousers, square vest in breton blue and long cascade wrap in black (Kettlewell Colours)
Shoes: black 45 Belle Viviers
Accessories (above): Hermès Farandole necklace and black Birkin, and MT Collection horn bracelet in black
Accessories (below): Hermès clic H enamel bracelet and Birkin in black, and black MaiTai Collection waterfall necklace


Harry's Bar 



Capsule pieces: black trousers, square vest in breton blue and long cascade wrap in black by Kettlewell Colours
Shoes: black/silver:  45 Belle Viviers
Accessories : Hermès 'Coupons Indiens' Gavroche, clic H enamel bracelet and Birkin in black
Scarf tying method: Criss-cross knot with a Classique scarf ring in black horn (moyenne size)


Another variation...


Al fresco dining at the Riviera restaurant (a wonderful place for seafood), with a beautiful view across the Giudecca Canal..



Ristorante Riviera Dorsoduro 1473, 30123 Venice, Tel: +39 041 5227621 


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21 comments:

  1. Black and blue, love that combination of colours! So chic and stylish, the ' breton blue" capturing the magic colour of the night and sea in Venice! Oh, those enchanting photographs again...<3 Thank you for this marvellous post, my dearest MaiTai. The last picture is so cool!!!:) Warm hug, M xx

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    1. Always loved black and blue too, my dearest Manuela! Only I’ve never tried such a vibrant blue before... merci Venice <3 The last picture was pure luck... I was about to take a picture of the bridge and ready to press the button, when the gondola swooshed past. Glad I got my finger clicking as fast as the gondolier was rowing! Enjoy a lovely weekend x

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  2. Now, a thought came to my mind: you resemble some ancient gods who were able to breath life and spirit into all the things around them. So much like your playing with colours, as well as Kettlewell Colours goodies! Amazing how some items can be combined into beautiful ensembles and get a new life in its full swing!
    Love, Lea

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    1. My dear Lea, you are so generous and kind. I am just happy when I succeed in capturing the spirit or atmosphere of a place, and grateful for the inspiration it brings to other aspects in my life. Hope you’ll enjoy the upcoming color play sheets too, and have a happy weekend ahead <3

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  3. Beautiful looks all dear friend! I feel like we are on a return visit to Venice with these new pieces inspired by your recent journey there! You should do a packing segment for the Keetlewell website based on cities around the globe! I thought my eyes were deceiving me when I scrolled to the last pic,but no...you were! As Manuela said, ' Cool'! I will second that! Wishing you a super cool weekend ahead. T xx

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    1. Oh, I would take the job in a heartbeat!You have the bestest ideas, my dear friend <3 We could all go together, each one exploring different corners of a place, and discuss our findings in the evenings, over a glass of bubbly. Wouldn’t this be super cool! Have a most wonderful weekend too xx

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    2. Ok...so,you did say you have a contact at Kettlewell. Have your people talk to my people and we will seal the deal! Yes, now that would be super cool:-)) a toast to the bestest<3

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  4. In the second picture that you'd posted, I could've sworn that your black Birkin is a navy/other dark blue coloured Birkin! Isn't it funny how the blue from your tank top reflects on your Birkin!

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    1. Just like the blue of the gondolas in the picture above is reflected by the canal!

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  5. Love the black and blue. You have a wonderful eye for colour and the pictures and how you have recreated them in the capsule wardrobe, is to die for!

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    1. Merci, WWM! Can’t tell you how much I enjoy this 'color special' series, and I am so happy you enjoy it too :-)

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  6. Très chère MAITAI ,se bleu est magnifique cette association de bleu est noir est ma préférée J adore !!!!!
    Tous les accessoires sont sublime que j aime le noir
    La dernière photo me rappelle de si beaux souvenir
    Passez un très bon weekend
    Bises
    MYRIAM

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    1. Merci, ma chère Myriam! Je suis ravi qu'on partage des beaux souvenirs à cette endroit splendide. Une belle dimanche à vous. Bises

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  7. I also like very much black and blue and your mix of beautiful pictures and your clothes is really really talentuous.
    But everythin has been told in the above comments dear Mai Tai.
    Amicalement
    Monique

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    1. Many thanks, ma chère Monique, so happy you enjoyed the post! Have a wonderful Sunday evening. Amitiés

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  8. Woouh ! Was it Venice ? Was it the new birthday important date ? Congratulations for trying these incredible and bright colours… I feel a little bit more confident about next step , if the effects are the same for me I’ll have a fireworks winter ! Sunny and warm week end to you ;)
    Catherine

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    1. I think it is a little bit of all! But Venice has certainly spilled a spell ... A firework winter sounds fantastic, the best way to brighten up dull and grey days (hope we'll have some more summer until then) Have a wonderful week ahead!

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  9. Smashing! As a fellow blonde, (who also wears tons of black) I always appreciate your eye for adding colour to a black palette!
    Yea for black and blue!
    Have a wonderful weekend! We're expecting the tail end of a hurricane here in the Hamptons...soggy few days ahead~
    Barbara A

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    1. I've always loved black and blue, but have gone for much tamer versions in the past. It is fun to try something different and the 'Gitane' color is great, especially for summer nights. Hope the hurricane behaved well and did not cause any damage. Stay safe and dry!

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  10. Eine wunderschöne Kombination - auf einer wunderbaren Reise!
    Coupons Indiens trage ich auch sehr gern, allerdings habe ich es noch nie als Gavroche gesehen.
    Schönen Sonntag und herzliche Grüße :-)

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    1. Herzlichen Dank, liebe Happy! Das Coupons Indiens Gavroche kam eine Saison nach Einführung des Carrés heraus, im Herbst/Winter 2008. Viele liebe Grüsse, und einen schönen Sonntage Abend xx

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