Tuesday, August 17, 2010

August 17, 2010: Hard and Soft

When I was piecing this outfit together this morning. I couldn't help but feel a little like a candystriper. I think it was the pink and stripe combination or more specifically the stripes in this skirt. I think this T-Shirt with a gray pinstripe skirt (note to self: get gray pinstripe skirt) would be great!  But, I digress... I needed to find a way to make this a little less sterile so I have added some chunky accessories and am ready to go! Tomorrow's outfit I might have to plan out tonight when I get home because I have a meeting downtown and I always feel like that creates a new standard of style that I have to meet resulting in a clothes hurricane in my bedroom and tardiness at work. What kind of situations create an new level of pressure or a style challenge for you?
  • Top: light pink Mossimo t-shirt, Mossimo for Target via Mom (similar and on sale here)
  • Bottom: gray and white striped skirt with lace trim, Merona for Target via Unique Thrift Store during "Birthday Beginnings
  • Shoes & Accessories: silver gladiator sandals, Isaac Mizrahi for Target (similar and on sale here); chunky cluster statement necklace, LOFT (similar here); cream Loeffler Randall bag, Target;

3 comments:

  1. I really like the little lace detail on the skirt, very cute and sweet. Great contrast with the tougher accessories.

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  2. Hi!

    Yes, the Mossimo scoop neck top and the lace detail at the bottom completes the visual line from head to toe.

    My greatest style challenge happens when I am invited to a Wedding, Christening or the like. Do I go formal floor length, or cocktail.....or do I do casual chic and boldly acccesorize a trendy statement....I have a wedding on Sunday and have chosen a classic cocktail length in black with some subtle color accents in the fabric (all black is bad luck at weddings?)...uuhhhmmm I think.

    Keep coming up those classy styles. It's great how you mix and match.

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  3. The trim on the skirt is adorable, and I think it is always a good idea to plan your outfits the night before. It's no fun to deal with 'the hurricane' in the AM when you are already in a rush!

    Chic on the Cheap

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