The weather may say June gloom, but my sweater says hello Summer. If the sun has decided to not show its face, then I will bring the sunshine myself. Or, at least, a very yellow sweater.
When I found this sweater on the $20 sale rack, I was so excited I bought two. I love the hue and the delicate lace pattern and scalloped edges. It’s a sweater that keeps you interested at every corner, with details delicately sprinkled throughout. While it hits me right at my waist, which is a little awkward, I still love it regardless. This piece is great because while it is a sweater, and while the gloomy weather is well underway, it’s not a proper summer sweater just as much as it is one. We all know the type. The lose chunky knit sweater that moonlights as “appropriate” in humid weather, but is just another added moisture blanket begging to be thrown off, however it still tags along for the ride when one comes in contact with a blasting A/C.
It’s not scientific and it’s a hassle, so in comes a lace like knit to save the day. It’s thin enough to be paired under a dress, just as easily as it can be layered on top. It plays well with other hues since it’s pale in color, just as well as if paired with some denim. For me, paring this sweater with this wonderful linen pencil skirt screams summer walks down lavender lined sidewalks to me; with a beachy breeze rustling salt-soaked hair loosely piled up in a messy bun. Is this just me fantasizing I’m on the coast of somewhere warm and lush, when in reality I am standing under clouds that won’t go away?
I guess so, after all, that is the power of a sweater that brings the sun.