I spotted this cute J. Crew sweater at Value Village and couldn’t resist it. The collar is made from the same Liberty print fabric as an old blazer of mine, and I think it provides a nice contrast to the stripes. I added my fave Ferragamo heels to round out this rather preppy casual Friday outfit.
Speaking of stripes, does anyone else find them tricky? Unless they are a certain thickness and distance apart, I find them visually discomfitting; they give me a headache if I stare at them too long. I thought this was a weird personal tic (which has been getting worse as I get older) until I heard that a friend`s mom was also sensitive to certain patterns, including stripes. It is an unfortunate sort of affliction in my case, seeing as how a love of stripes is a style blogger convention; at last count, I have only 3 striped tops in my closet, which would probably get me kicked out of the blogging sisterhood if anyone knew about it. Err, oops.