Mighty Closet: Margaret Stewart, Outfit No. 8

17th December 2009

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Are you seeing this, Internet? This is Margaret Stewart prevailing. Right after we took these photos, she performed a brief tap number.

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It would never even occur to me to purchase that vest, let alone tie it jauntily and pair it with wide-leg trousers. Also, wouldn’t it make a great maternity piece? It would. Vest is by Splendid, and the open front knit cardigan seems to be a signature piece for that brand. Trousers are from H&M.

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Two-tone shoes are by Greater LA.

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The necklace/collar is handmade by an artist in Buenos Aires. Margaret bought it on the street a couple years ago. You’re already plotting how to make one for yourself, aren’t you? Me too.

20 thoughts on “Mighty Closet: Margaret Stewart, Outfit No. 8

  1. denise

    target had a similar “vest” this year in a variety of colors. mine is a light gray and it is SO versatile and you can wear it both in summer and winter.

  2. darcy

    LOVE the Hat & Shoes
    Love the Vest, though I have fat arms so I would have to go with some sort of sleeve.
    But seriously, I don’t like the necklace, too much going on on top, which works I suppose if you aren’t busty…

  3. Becky

    This one is my fave! I love the gray,white,orange combo. And Splendid is indeed splendid! I have that vest, only in black with long sleeves. If that makes sense.

  4. Nothing But Bonfires

    Margaret Stewart should NOT wear this necklace on the streets of San Francisco, because if I see her, I’m pushing her into the nearest doorway, ripping it off her neck and ABSCONDING WITH IT.

    Wow, that sounded threatening, huh? I guess I should have just gone with “ooh, I like the necklace.” Now I have frightened everyone. But chunky turquoise statement pieces are my downfall.

  5. sarah

    what is the necklace made of? fabric rounds sewn together? ribbon? can’t tell from snap as it’s a bit fuzzy. LOVE the outfit, and Maggie is right, I would have never have thought to wear any of those pieces together and yet i drool for the ensemble.

  6. Desiree

    first one to post step-by-step instructions to make that collar (perhaps out of an old wool sweater, felted?) wins my undying loyalty. and love. and maybe i’ll bake you a cake.

  7. Maggeh

    I’m pretty sure the necklace is made from stacked rounds of unhemmed cotton with a seed bead in the middle of each “pool.”

  8. Rainee

    Search on Etsy for rosette bib necklaces.

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35029961&ref=sr_list_16&&ga_search_query=rosette+bib+necklace&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=2&includes%5B%5D=tags&includes%5B%5D=title

    http://ny-image0.etsy.com//il_fullxfull.108236108.jpg

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35344252&ref=sr_list_10&&ga_search_query=rosette+bib+necklace&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=3&includes%5B%5D=tags&includes%5B%5D=title

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