April 16, 2012

Mixing Patterns

I have always wanted to mix patterns for a cool outfit.  But it is tricky business, as if it's not done right, it can go very wrong, so I haven't tried playing with patterns much.  When I purchased this anthropologie skirt a while ago, I was pairing it with plain sweaters, and i thought it was too boring.  So I am giving pattern mixing a try today!!

Not the best combo, but I am happy with the result, it's a good weekend look.


Leather Jack::  ASOS
Tank::  Gap
Scarf::  vintage
Skirt::  Anthropologie
Clutch::  Charles Jourdan here
Shoes::  Streets of Shibuya, Tokyo
Bracelets::  vintage and Banana Republic

March 26, 2012

Colorful Pleats

One of my all time favorite blogger Song of Style featured this dress on her blog back in January.  I was so excited as it was only $28 and available.  I can not compare to her in the combination of the bike, bag, and colorful background.  Since I love this skirt like dress that is flowy and comfortable, I thought I would give it a little New York weather for the office twist. 

Blazer::  Elizabeth & James at TJ Maxx
Dress::  2020AVE here
Necklace::  Forever 21
Shoes::  Streets of Shibuya, Tokyo
Bracelets::  vintage, Banana Republic, Loehmann's

March 22, 2012

Dress and Leather

I love biker jackets, but I just don't know how to pull it off cool enough.  Let's face it, I am not tough, and I am not gonna pretend, so I thought why not make it feminine with a dress!!!  I picked up this leather jacket on sale at zara, it was another one of my impulsive purchases.  When the idea of pairing with dress came to me, I had to try it out!!!!

Jacket::  Zara
Dress::  Shop the Closet event from a friend
Necklace::  vintage - brooklyn flea
Earrings::  R. J. Graziano
Shoes::  Nine West - old

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