May 4th, 2020
On My Mind

Sweater & Shorts Weather

Yesterday was in the high 60s, which is sweater and shorts weather — an ideal pairing in my book. Sandals are a bold move but, hey, it’s May and we’re in quarantine. Don’t forget sunglasses, I’ve gone big.

Ray-Bans , Frame shorts, Celine slides. I have quite the collection of classic cashmere cardigans. WoolOvers’ run large and long, which is great with shorts. J. Crew’s are shorter and light-weight. I still have two cardigans from boarding school, nipped a few from my mother, saved the ones my daughters outgrew, and picked up my all-time favorite (perfect beige) at a church bazaar.

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SAINT LAURENT

Caged satin minaudière

TÔTEME

Wool-crepe strapless top

ISABEL MARANT

Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans

THE ROW

Garcon suede loafers

MIU MIU

Laser-engraved logo belt

ALAÏA

Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress

SAINT LAURENT

Cropped leather jacket

SOPHIE BUHAI

Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings

NILI LOTAN

Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag

DRIES VAN NOTEN

Belted wool blazer

SAINT LAURENT

Blade velvet slingback pumps

THE ROW

Silvia silk-twill scarf

SAINT LAURENT

Logo-embellished leather loafers

VALENTINO

Crocheted Cotton-Blend Midi Skirt

  • The sunglasses look perfect on you! was looking for a black cardigan the other day, thank you for the recommendations:)

    SharonMay 4th, 2020  11:06 AM

     
  • My favorite weather too! A fisherman knit sweater with denim shorts is the best.

    NinaMay 4th, 2020  12:36 PM

     
  • How short are the shorts? They look awesome. The website says 5” inseam but that doesn’t seem right. They seem shorter.

    DebbieMay 4th, 2020  12:43 PM

     
  • I just measured the inseam and it’s 3″ — p

    PrestonMay 4th, 2020  12:46 PM

     
  • I just ordered the sunglasses..all you fault. 🙂

    Please tell me what “perfect beige” looks like in a cardigan…is it camel or ivory or sand?

    Also, I want to put a plug in for Monaghans Cashmere in Dublin. I have been purchasing there for years (last visit in August) and they carry the quintessential cashmere cardigans made in Scotland and they are divine. Maybe a perfect beige is next on my list from there!

    Thank you Preston. I love your look and mostly your sense of humor!

    JoMay 4th, 2020  1:25 PM

     
  • Thank you, Preston! I will give them a try!

    DebbieMay 4th, 2020  2:01 PM

     
  • So sad J Crew just filed for bankruptcy!! Love everything you posted. The sunglasses are perfect! I like big ones for the coverage…lots of sun here in Northern CA! Happy Spring. Love, Pamela Taft

    Pamela TaftMay 4th, 2020  10:01 PM

     
  • J Crew will restructure and stay open. Albeit smaller, which is probably good. They’ll find a buyer. It’s being called a “reset”.

    PrestonMay 5th, 2020  6:19 AM

     
  • Love the shorts with a sweater combination. Need to get some self-tanner on these legs, though! : )

    AlissaMay 5th, 2020  10:52 AM

     
  • Inspired by you, Preston, I wore Levi’s cutoffs and a new Saint Laurent cotton crewneck sweater for my major outing to Whole Foods yesterday. It felt nice not to stay in dance leggings all day.

    Julie AnnMay 5th, 2020  1:31 PM

     

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