Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Grey Beret


My autumn/winter wardrobe has two berets listed, one grey and one black. The black are to be made in the same fabric as the black wool dress, so I plan to sew that one myself, but I have been looking for a classic grey beret in stores. I haven’t had much luck, but then Retro Chic posted about berets, 3 Ways to Wear a Beret- read it for some nice tips and she mentioned Village Hats as a good source. I looked; I found and ordered a grey one within minutes to a good price. I placed the order on Sunday at it arrived today, which I think is very good considering that Village Hat is in UK and I am in Sweden.





To my pleasure I found that the beret is almost exactly the same shade as my new coat and funnily enough in a very similar quality. It think a need a scarf in a bright colour though, as grey and black feels a bit dull now in dark and dreary October.

4 comments:

Emma said...

Jättesnyggt! Jag ska också fixa mig en basker i år - jag tänkte göra en utifrån ett Martha Stewart-mönster (http://www.marthastewart.com/270781/woolen-beret) i samma bruna ullflanell som jag ska göra denna klänningen (http://leblogdemma.fr/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/simplicity-3898.jpg) i.

Isis said...

Emma: Tack! Snygg klänning- blir säkert jättesnyggt med basker till!

Vivian said...

Really nice beret :) I also love your make up and hair, you look lovely!

Isis said...

Vivian: Thank you! It's my standard "go to work" makeup. :)

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