Prune Satchel & Vintage Bow Tie

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Gotta love a good satchel bag, especially in such a yummy color! This dark prune pops against the light colors of summer (think light washed denims and lots of white), and will perfectly complement the greys and navys of fall. If you’re ever stuck in a “all my bags are black” rut, think about trying a shade like this…it’s more versatile than most people realize. =)

I’ve acquired a small collection of these wispy vintage men’s bow ties (here’s me wearing another one), or, at least I think that’s what they are. I’ve tried to find exactly what they’re called but can’t quite seem to find the proper name. I pick them up on Etsy and eBay, and most of the time they are labeled as “vintage silk bow tie”, so I’m going with that for now. I love wearing the airy silks just draped around the neck of a button up shirt, like a skinny scarf, but they can also be tied in a soft bow for a more feminine look. Saint Laurent sold a similar piece for Fall 2014 for…get this…$325! I’ve picked up vintage ones for between $10 – $20. If you happen to know their proper name, I’d love to hear!

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Shirt Banana Republic
Jeans Rag & Bone
Bow Tie Vintage
Shoes Gianvito Rossi (also love these)
Handbag Cambridge Satchel Co. thanks to Shopbop (also in cream)
Belt thanks to Linea Pelle
Watch Larsson & Jennings
Necklaces Vintage & Downtown LA
Rings Catbird, Vrai & Oro & vintage

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