This and That

Pretty, spring-y pastels to brighten up your Tuesday! Check out the layers and texture mash up in that outfit. Margarita-hued pants, a nubby sweater, BLUE leather jacket (!!) and a classic wool topper. Kind of obsessed.

I saw this book on Pinterest the other day and was intrigued. In it, the author apparently goes on a quest to participate in the US Memory Championship. A) I kind of love that there IS a Memory Championship, and B), I’m so impressed that a previous champion memorized 1528 digits in an hour. Meanwhile, I can’t even remember what I had for lunch yesterday. It sounds pretty fascinating…check out the NYT review of the book here.

{Image Credits: Street style from Garance Dore; book can be found here.}

 

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  1. 2.21.12

    1528 digits in an hour? That is truly phenomenal, I”m intrigued now too!

  2. 2.21.12

    Hmmmmm. Very interesting. Now, to remember the title of this book next time in the bookstore….

  3. 2.21.12

    and i heard the methods for those champion memorizers are super crazy! that’s definitely a talent i wish i had.

  4. 2.21.12
    Stephanie said:

    I’m kind of obsessed with spring pastels also. And that book sounds fascinating – another one to add to my book list :)

    Eternally yours,
    Stephanie

  5. 2.21.12
    Lisa said:

    What a pretty color palette! I do love a good book cover. And it sounds like a fascinating read!

  6. 2.21.12
    jeni said:

    very intrigued! thanks for sharing this book and the look!

  7. 2.21.12
    Bettina said:

    Wow, that book sounds interesting. I love that there is a memory challenge, I would’ve been so good at that during my college years, but now I am so forgetful!

  8. 2.21.12
    Kate said:

    Ahhhh I have that camel hair coat!! it’s Tory Burch :) great outfit and book cover combo!
    This book is def something I would be in to reading, add that to my list right after the Isabel Toledo autobiography!
    <3 Kate
    http://www.theforgetfulwife.com

  9. 2.21.12

    cute, cute springy pastel outfit! I love that coat…

  10. 2.21.12
    Neda said:

    You are sooo right…the layers are amazing and I love how I learn something every time I visit your blog…my husband would love that book. :)

  11. 2.21.12
    Ami said:

    I LOVE pastel colors..that outfit has so many colors but somehow it just goes so well together…beautiful!

  12. 2.22.12

    I love these colors! That outfit is perfection and the book sounds so interesting. You always find the best things!

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