Category Archives: Navy blue

What Would You Wear To The Oscars, If Nominated?

What would you wear, if you were nominated for an Oscar? Important to remember that if you were nominated, it’d mean you were a talented actor. I would hope that recognized talent brings confidence. It certainly would, if I were the boss of the world. So you’d want to look good, but also reflect yourself, […]

All The Working Days Of Navy Blue

I’ve worn a lot of navy over the years. Especially at work. I’m blonde and blue-eyed so I look best in blues. And pinks, but pink would have been troublesome at work. Although I did wear a killer, blindingly pink, linen blazer during my first pregnancy. But I digress. Navy. The meaning and story of […]

What Shoes Can I Wear With Navy Blue?

Like most bloggers, I track my search terms. Guess what’s most common? The meaning of life? Just kidding. Shoes. “What color shoes should I wear with navy blue?” Let us consider why it’s harder to decide what shoes to wear with navy than, say, with gray, or forest green, or burnt umber. Here’s what I […]

Apparently Navy Is Now "Indigo"

Retrogurl at nitro.licious posts this announcement from Lancome. Yesterday in Paris, the Lancôme makeup team unveiled their latest fall 2009 color collection, Declaring Indigo. Created by Lancôme artistic director for makeup, Aaron De Mey, this collection celebrates Paris in all its vibrancy. Aaron chose shades that represent the glamour, the energy and the passion of […]

Shoes With Navy Blue, Redux

In fashion, there are always arbiters. To me, east side bride is an arbiter of cool. She may not want to be one, far be it for me to insist. However, as professors always say, for the purposes of discussion, let’s just say she’s an arbiter of cool. And let’s just say, in this case […]

What Color Shoes To Wear With Navy Blue?

You have a lot of choices in shoe color for navy blue clothing. Here are some pictures of a few options. Because, despite all the terribly serious talk about careers and lifelong satisfaction, the momentary glee of a good pair of shoes, matched perfectly for your circumstances and whatever you are wearing, cannot be discounted. […]

A Brief Moment Of Navy. Maybe Two.

Mmhmm. Mmhmm. But not together. It’s not advisable to match your housewares. Share on Facebook Tweet!

High WASP True Colors – Navy #3

And for the High WASP dinner party at home, a little black dress is a tad too austere. Navy blue will hide the stains from roasted red pepper relish or corn fritters or homemade blue cheese dressing or malted milk brownies or ma po tofu, just as well as black. I could continue. But I […]

High WASP True Colors – Navy #2

There are those working days when you plain and simply have to gear up to fight. When what you have to accomplish is going to require your last iota of capability, cognitive, emotional, physical. In the corporate world those days call for navy blue. Every single woman going into law or finance or industry ought […]

High WASP True Colors – Navy, #1

If the High WASPs had a place of worship, the altar cloth would be navy blue. You can never go wrong with navy. Yes, I said never. Black may be the neutral most favored by the rest of the fashion world but black is problematic for High WASPs. First of all, it’s funereal. Second of […]