My cropped camo joggers are super comfortable and that is something I truly value. However, I like to dress them up a bit, as that is my style tendency.
Nancy, a blogger you should follow , brought this comment to my attention from Karl Lagerfeld! I wanted to quote it exactly so I found it on Goodreads.com.
“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.”
Therefore, these cropped camo joggers are sweatpants! Oh no! A serious fashion faux pas. However, there are extenuating circumstances, or perhaps I really have lost control !
One could argue however, that comfy sweats are necessary! Continue to read please. I think you will agree with me here.
A delicate silk blouse by Malene Birger added some lux vibes. The heart necklace, large and pearl encrusted, lent a bit of bling. Therefore, I hope I did not appear to give up!
I was literally in earnest mode.
This particular day had me inside for quite a while, and then a long walk brisk walk refreshed me as I traveled to NYU hospital. My father in law is quite ill, so I visited as often as I could.
Note: he is now in Rehab, and we are hoping for the best.
Switching out my cool platforms for walking shoes, in this case comfy boots made for children, I added a furry vest for warmth, last seen here layered up a bit more for winter.
Yes, I was glad to dress this look up a bit. Thank you to the lovely couple who shot this photo of me! Note, I wore a similar pair of camo pants here.
The soft furry vest and cropped camo joggers were light as air!
Walking to the hospital I took some photos. The sun was bright, and I was close to the East River.
While the calendar says it is Spring, the flowers are yet to bloom, and the branches stood nearly naked in the light.
You in the warmer climbs, may be comparing how the trees sway in the wind. My Manhattan visual metaphor for that would be the shot below.
Glorious flowers in Texas sent by a friend of mine. Now these blooms in their verdant hues inspire !
In contrast, our measly Manhattan blooms are just a few shrugging daffodils with a sign that reads caution.
WHAT? DON’T EAT THE FLOWERS ? LOL.
Majestic buildings do please the eye here in East Manhattan, even if we do not have spring blossoms and flowering trees!
Happily, my father in law had a lovely view of the river and a fantastic modern room with state of the art medical equipment! Excellent doctors and nurses were a blessing!
The Kimmel part of NYU bordered the children’s hospital, so I got to see this inspired sculpture whenever I visited!
While at the hospital I got to spend some quality time with my father in law, and family. I truly was glad to be wearing easy clothes so I could stand and walk easily.
When you are tending to others the last thing you need to think about is your squished toes or itchy sweater.
Another shot of this pajama comfy outfit. This OOTD will bring me no fashion accolades!
However, I did what I came to do.
I spoke with my loving FIL, and kissed his head and we spoke for a bit. I got him ice cream to eat! Chocolate ice cream is only thing he is enthusiastic about !
All was calm, and a bit sad, when he was asleep.
My necklace in pearls, you saw on Instagram recently. For contrast, the necklace sits atop a bag I thrifted from Housing Works! For for those of you who do not follow me on Instagram, below is a shot of my big heart! );
The takeaway! When you visit a loved one who is ill, bring comfort and a big heart!
—— XOXO, Elle ——