Inspiration and la couleur vert.

Apologies beforehand that this is not a “Go Green” blog entry. No offense, it’s not that it’s beneath me or anything, I’m just adding this prologue because I realized it might be misleading. Oh, whatever—you’re all grownups.

I’m not going to lie; Upstate New York is downright ugly a good portion of the year. It honks a horn. I want out. Actually, anywhere that loses leaves from the trees is ugly. Brown. Barren. Scary. Depressing. People are like, “You’re from Florida? How do you deal with Christmases in the heat? And palm trees?So sad that you don’t see leaves change colors!” and I’m all like, “Yeah, whateva. You take those seasons and enjoy your Seasonal Affective Disorder while you’re raking all those dingy leaves up, all pale and stuff. Suckaaaaas!”

In all seriousness. The Northeasts of Fall and Winter really have big shoes to fill when it comes time for Spring, and she usually redeems herself pretty well. Outdoor patios with plentiful beers on tap help me with this rosy opinion. Shoot, I could fall in love with your corns, given enough Sauv Blanc.

But it seems like every day things get greener and more lush up here. Apparently, so has my taste in clothes.

Bottoms up, Mother Nature!

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Wearing some snap green DVF shorts at my high school reunion.

Wearing some snap green DVF shorts at my high school reunion.

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Dialin' my peeps with my favorite green nylon Prada messenger.

Dialin' my peeps with my favorite green nylon Prada messenger.

 

 

Creekside at SPAC.

Creekside at SPAC.

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On my walk home from work.

On my walk home from work.

Tory Burch Nico North/South totw, $535

Tory Burch Nico North/South totw, $535

Down the block from work.

Down the block from work.

Anna Sui Foulard Daisy Border dress, $557.

Anna Sui Foulard Daisy Border dress, $557.

Olive green is my favorite kind of green…

Pencey slip dress, $358.

Pencey slip dress, $358.

Kenneth Jay Lane Octopus ring, $132.

Kenneth Jay Lane Octopus ring, $132.

The pathway back to where I get facials, Patrician Spa & Skincare.

The pathway back to where I get facials, Patrician Spa & Skincare.

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