Thursday, July 29, 2010

OOTD: I'm blue.

I seriously detest that this shirt never photographs in it's actual color. Which is actually teal. While this makes it seem bright blue. All frustrations aside, I really love this blouse and never knew how much wear I would get from it at the time I bought it. Who would have thought I would become a silk blouse freak? All the better, because these pretty little babies will get me through the fall and winter under the blazers I plan on buying.

(p.s.: T-minus 1 day until my DC excursion!)

Blouse: BCBGMax Azria
Skirt: F21 stripe knit skirt
Shoes: Chinese Laundry zebra hair shoes

I really hate to say it, but this is about as print-mixing as I will go. I've seen bunches of other bloggies pulling off the print mix look, but I just can't seem to do it well. This blouse has a pseudo-cheetah print embossed on it; the skirt is striped; and the shoes are zebra. Wild and crazy, eh? I think there must be something about the look that is a little too hectic for me, and especially given the neutral tones of this past spring and now fall, I feel the urge to minimize rather than maximize. (Not that I'm all that great at minimalism, anyway.) (The first step is realizing you have a problem. The second step is realizing you don't want to do anything about it. :) )

7 comments:

  1. amber's notebookJuly 29, 2010 at 9:05 AM

    Looking good justine! So jealous of your trip this weekend!

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  2. Awww, thanks Amber! You know, you could always come last minute. hehe :)

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  3. I love simple looks like this for summer, and you already know I'm obsessed with that skirt. I love it more and more every time you wear it!

    xoxo,
    Eboni Ife'

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  4. that top is fab! loving your hair too :)

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  5. Don't be blue, we are gonna have an awesome time! I love that skirt so much, it's super cute and I like the shirt you are wearing with it.

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  6. I love you in this colour!! ... mind you, I might be bias, it IS my favourite. :P

    Regardless of how it photographs, I KNEW it was turquoise. Wow.

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

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  7. Pretty!!! I adore that color on you!

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