All posts tagged: Kate Spade

OOTD#14/366: Double Denim Day

Happy New Year! It’s the first post of the year for Darling Afflatus, and I am trying something new. Normally, I am not a fan of the Outfit of The Day (OOTD) concept. I’m not sure why it has never really appealed to me. I suppose I wanted to have something more meaningful to say other than, “look at what I am wearing today.” However, there are days when I am especially fond of an outfit. I may like the look or fit or just its overall comfort. Sometimes, I throw an outfit together in a hurry, and once I can take a good look in the mirror, I am pleasantly surprised. Lately, my style has evolved into more streamlined choices. My taste has gravitated to clean lines, simple silhouettes, subtle details, and sophisticated color combinations. Perhaps, this change is a reflection of me maturing, who knows, but my style has changed enough to get my notice. Well, it is a new year, so I will ride this wave and see where it takes me. …

Casual Navy Sunday: I Dress Up for the Bookstore

Today was one of those lazy kind of Sundays where you get a late start on your day, and yet feel as if not a minute was wasted. The kind where spending the first half of the day on the sofa is perfectly acceptable. Nevertheless, the warm spring rays of the sun was much too inviting to stay inside forever, and I eventually got myself up and out the door. Though, if I’m being honest, my goal for the day was not exactly exhilarating. My one and only goal for the day was to make my way to the Barnes & Noble bookstore to make good on a gift card I won at my job’s raffle for Teacher Appreciation Week! There are some nice perks to being a teacher. With, quite literally, perfect Springtime, Los Angeles weather a casual, breezy dress felt like the only way to go. However, I have lately been in love with my latest acquisition of a darling Kate Spade purse! Its color is bright, it pops, and its been the …