Coffee Break

Jacket: Barbour (older style, similar), Quarterzip: Kiel James Patrick, Jeans: Joe’s Jeans, Shoes: Talbots c/o, Necklace: Kiel James Patrick

Kiel: Sweater: Rugby RL (old), Pants: Kiel James Patrick, Shoes: Gucci
Sharing a short outfit post today. Kiel and I took these pictures almost a month ago in Newport while we were shooting some new spring pieces for the brand. It was a classic late-winter New England day, the air was chilly but the sun provided a welcomed warm respite. After a couple of hours outdoors we were feeling a little cold and stopped by the Coffee Grinder on the wharf in Newport for a quick coffee break to warm up. We engaged in a few minutes of small talk with the coffee shop owner Alyssa before heading back to shoot more. At the time, it seemed as normal a day as any other for us, but it’s funny how the circumstances of the present changes your perspective of the past.
I’m missing the everyday interactions and subtle customaries I took for granted. The cheerful smiles exchanged when you pop into a neighboring store, the little sidewalk shuffle you have to do when leashes get intertwined from two eager pups saying hello, and the comfort of ordering the “usual” from your favorite restaurant. These days the little things have really come into focus, and it’s taught me to appreciate everything I can do, not the things I can’t. Mostly, I’m grateful for our health, and the fact that we have a home to work out of, and a yard to enjoy outside. Sure Harry wants to sit on my lap and grab at the keyboard while I’m working off my computer at the kitchen table, and our fall designs are held up by choo choo train magnets alongside dinosaur drawings, but being together is all I can ask for.  It saddens me to know that not everyone has that luxury. I’m so grateful to the men and women who go to work every day in hospitals, pharmacies, supermarkets, police and fire stations, shipping centers, gas stations and many more. They cannot be thanked enough. They’re the glue keeping our world together. The best thing we can do for them at this time is to stay home and help where we can in any way we can. Looking forward to better days ahead for all.


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  1. Anna Lynn on April 1, 2020 at 11:51 pm

    I am so pleased with the striped quarterzip I ordered earlier this year! I’m glad I bought it just in time for this cool, spring weather. Thank you for all your posts, Sarah! They are lifting my spirits, and inspiring me to reach for something other than my yoga pants these days.

    • Sarah Vickers on April 2, 2020 at 9:42 pm

      I’m so happy to hear this! We were excited to introduce it. Stay safe!

  2. bizimmekan on April 2, 2020 at 2:01 am

    They are lifting my spirits, and inspiring me to reach for something other than my yoga pants these days.

    • Sarah Vickers on April 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm

      Thanks so much! Today is rainy and cold and even I’m struggling to reach for something other than cozy clothes.

  3. Brittany H on April 2, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Sigh, to be near the water right now.. So jealous :). Stay safe!

  4. Kirk on April 4, 2020 at 8:17 am

    Reading Wuthering Heights for the first time in my life. Attempting to read it. It is about isolation. Apparently there is a lot we don’t know about Emily Bronte.

  5. Anuli on April 9, 2020 at 11:45 am

    You look beautiful. Truthfully, I can’t thank the hospital workers enough. They are truly fantastic.

  6. Bianca cl on April 9, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    Hi!! Wanted to know what size are you wearing in the picture and do you recommend to size up? 🙂


    • Sarah Vickers on April 9, 2020 at 7:24 pm

      I’m wearing a size S. The xs fits perfectly but I like mine to be a little looser.

    • Sarah Vickers on April 20, 2020 at 4:21 pm

      I’m wearing an xs in this picture. It fits better under a jacket. If is slightly more fitted. If you want a looser fit I would recommend going up to a size small.



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