At summer a tree has spread it's green tiers of foliage outside
Your window, spray on spray of
Airy leaves that set the sun
And shade to dancing on your floor.
Through the long summer
You came to take it for granted.
And almost ceased to see it.
Layering, the art of piling garmet upon garmet, and also aided a rich look. Layering savvy consisted of double blouses, multiple sweaters of varying lengths, pants under tunic dresses, jumpers over dresses, double coats (a paper thin rain shell over a warm wool knit, or fur version), hoods under hats, and shawls over everything. The triangular scarf was the ultimate layer. Neutral colors from nature--beige, sage, and blush--in one-color combinations played up the luxurious textures. The most vital color was charcoal gray and pale gray, with ovetones of violet and blue. Also prominent were charcoal navy, loden green, wine red, winter red, and clear scarlet. Squishy hats, crushed boots, pouch bags. Ombre-shaded sunglasses, and polished wood, silver, and gold jewelry completed the picture. Lingerie evening dresses in peach, pink, ivory, or cafe au lait struck a note of pampered, indolent femininity of bygone days. Melon pink silk robes and floating pajamas in shades of the Jazz Age sl…