I've always loved pastels in winter. Lavender pea coats, pink boucle skirts, silky mint blouses. And while bright bright hues have ruled from summer through fall and now into winter, colors of the more demure variety have appeared alongside them.
There's something a bit Jackie-O about it all. Pair pastel dresses with bouffants and flips that are totally retro. Pile on loads of pearls. And reach for a clutch.
We're loving the blush v-neck dress from Hemline. Perfect for that date night with some little booties. The pink and blue creation from Jewelie's is darling with the coordinating necklace, but we'd love a funky addition of another pastel accessory – think mint green earrings or a lavender clutch.
The creamy heels from Shoe La La are the absolute perfect pair for the demure pastel look. Or a super neutral nude of the patent variety would be just the ticket. The top of my pastel list is certainly the gold and pink dress from Little Town. the perfect party dress. Add a pair of pearls or sparkling earrings and you'd have a look Jackie-O would envy.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.