Knock, knock! Who’s there? Olive. Olive who? Olive you! I used to crack up whenever I heard or told that knock-knock joke when I was a little kid. Did you? Now I think it’s just plain cute. I’ve also loved the color olive green since childhood and remember when I decided it was one of “my” colors. Eons ago, when I was in sixth grade, I had saved up $33 from babysitting and mowing our lawn.…

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I am back today with another well-made and affordable coat from Chadwicks of Boston’s collection of wool pieces. You may recall I styled another wool piece by Chadwicks of Boston back in October.  I chose their Single-Breasted Long Wool Coat in black because most fall/winter wardrobes benefit from having a classic black wool coat, including mine.  This time I wanted to go for something a little different! I have always loved pastels – especially light blue and pink – and have wanted…

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Chilly Weather is Finally Here! Colder temps and frost have arrived in Wine Country. Hurray! I have been waiting – not so patiently – to wear some of my new pieces from Stella Carakasi’s fall collection. I have finally been able to wear my favorite new fall addition to my wardrobe, this beautiful Peruvian Alpaca wool coat. You may recall that I wore it on the runway at the Fall Style Event at Stella Carakasi last September.  …

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I was recently asked to choose a fall piece from Chadwicks of Boston to style. I shopped their website and was excited to see so many new styles and modern designs that fit my taste. I quickly had a list of several pieces to consider before I made my final selection. I ultimately chose the Single-Breasted Long Wool Coat in black. A black winter coat is a wardrobe staple for me. I live in a somewhat mild climate in California so I…

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