10.14.2014

High-Waisted Floral Shorts

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Tee: J.Crew (here) | Shorts: Zara (similar)
| Espadrilles: Kohl's (similar) | Purse: Locale (similar) | Hat: Joe Fresh (similar)

Number 999 reason why I love floral prints: you know you can simply pick a colour (or two) off of the print to complete your outfit. For this particularly gorgeous day, I paired these shorts with my favourite J.Crew vintage tee in blue, and hoped that the navy in the shorts and shoes went well together. I also love how the high waist nipped in at the smallest part to create an elongating effect.

Now I just need to figure out how to wear it for fall. 


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9.25.2014

Bright Yellow and Frill Hem

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Tee: J.Crew (here in gray) | Dress: Forever 21 (similar)
| Purse: Dynamite | Shoes: Kenneth Cole via Winners (similar)
| Hat: Joe Fresh (similar) | Earrings: Old Navy (similar)

This outfit was taken a little while ago, when some bare legs and a panama hat were still appropriate and even necessary. I've had this little sundress from Forever 21 for a long time, and while it's so cute and easy to wear by itself, I also love to layer it with other pieces to get more variety - in this case, I'm layering a simple t-shirt to showcase its favourite feature of mine: the frill hem. Another way I layered it was using it as a top paired with a different skirt, as seen here.  

Aside from yellow, other colours of this J.Crew vintage t-shirt I've collected are gray, blue, and pink. I'm constantly wearing them, especially the gray one - but to my surprise, I cannot find one single outfit with such tee on the blog! How outrageous. Hmmm, I'll definitely have to change that!


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9.21.2014

Tissue Tee and Distressed Jeans

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Top: J.Crew (similar) | Jeans: Kenneth Cole via Winners (similar)
| Sandals: Old Navy (here on sale!) | Purse: Dynamite
| Watch: Skagen (similar) | Sunglasses: Joe Fresh

The first thought that popped into my head when seeing these pictures was: why didn't I see the wrinkles when I put the tee on? (My sincere apologies if this was your first thought too!) The second thought was: maybe I should consider getting highlights?! Anyways, back to the outfit - an ultra soft tissue tee paired with some ripped skinny boyfriend jeans, how can you get more casual than that? Oh right, with some woven strap-sandals and all-over-the-place hair, that's how.

Summer is officially over as of end of today, which means: layer season is here. This long sleeved tissue tee has served me well in layering in the past (see here and here), and since most of my fall and winter clothes are of neutral colours, I will probably reach for this top whenever I need a little extra boost.

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