Category Archives: Fashion Character- The Country Girl

Fashion Character Photo


The Country Girl c. 1960

Summer Breeze


Fashion details- Printed floral cotton blouse and skirt with sneakers all from Laura Ashley’s S/S Collection 1986.

Bloom Where You’re Planted


Fashion details- Balmain lace top & viscose trousers with Rouleaux velvet hair rose.

(Photo- David Slijper for UK Harper’s Bazaar, May 2014)

Fashion Character Photo


The Country Girl c. 1937

Cheap Chic #3

Looking great for less.

CheapChicblueginghamtoppinkshortsdanielle-optTotal Cost- $63.94

Gap Kids gingham top….$24.95

Pink shorts (Goodwill)….$4.00

Keds laceless gingham sneakers….$34.99

(Photos & Styling- © 2014 Martha Browne. Model- Danielle)

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Cheap Chic #1

Garden Tours

Gudrun Sjödén latest clothing collection is inspired by three types of gardens and the people that work in them.


Community Gardener- eco-cotton top, ‘field’ linen wrap skirt, linen/cotton twill pants, microknit pantyhose and canvas shoes


Roof Gardener- linen/cotton tunic over linen/cotton dress, pants, high-top sneakers and leather cellphone pouch.


Home Gardener- cotton cardigan, spandex tank top, eco-cotton bib overalls and boots.

And look what came in the mail today-


Related Nibs posts-

Gudrum Sjödén

Our Garden Shed- Part Two

Belle’s Garden



opt-margaret-howell-crisscross-sandalsHigh on my list to purchase this Spring is a pair of flat sandals. The detail I want- chunky crisscross main straps.

Lily Ashwell- Spring 2014


 Lily Ashwell always manages to catch the beauty and free spirit of the California girl. Be sure to check out her lookbook with Kirsty Hume modeling the new Spring collection.

Related Nibs posts-

Lily Ashwell- Spring 2013, Fall 2012

California Dreaming

Nibs Updates


I’ve added updates to each of these posts on Nibs. Be sure to scroll to the end to find them.

Summer Stripes

Fashion Inspiration- Head Scarves

Fashion Inspiration- Denim Overalls

Fashion Inspirations- Suspenders

Classic Portraits

High By Designer Claire Campbell- Spring Preview 2014

highclothingspringlookbookcollage01-optOutside the snow is waist knee deep and the temperature hovers around 20 degrees. But I’m not thinking about Winter right now as much as Spring- especially when looking at these images from High. They were taken at Monk’s House- the home and garden of author Virginia Woolf.