When I last wrote about the Fall/Winter ’13 collection from Minimal, I also talked a little about how Jakarta’s recent unexpected torrents of wind and rain have left us in the Female Daily office with no choice but to break out cardigans, sweaters, jackets, and shawls. But the arrival of arctic climes in the office has also helped me rekindle my love for the sweater, which I had not worn since way back in school. I threw out all my sweaters after academia, having associated them with high school varsity athletes and bleary-eyed college students. I thought that surely there would be no room in my wardrobe or professional life for an item of clothing as laid-back as the humble sweatshirt.
I was so, so wrong! I may not be a seventeen year-old linebacker or a sleepy engineering major, but I have inherited some of their traits: like both of them, I’m fueled by coffee and don’t have time to plan my outfits! On days when I’m rushed for time, I’d love to be able to slip into a par of jeans and into the sweatshirts from Minimal’s Fall/Winter ’13 collection. When combined with the right bottoms and shoes, these gilded royal blue and floral-print beauties are versatile enough for a night at the movies or casual Friday at the office.
This has me thinking about investing in several solid sweaters for days when I’m not feeling it. Here are a couple of numbers I have my eyes on: