Wednesday, October 5, 2011

October 5, 2011: Black & Blue

Top: Thrifted
Shoes: Swapped
Necklace: Swapped
Belt: Vintage

A few photos from before the rain. Yesterday we had crazy flooding, and I ended up with a few inches of water in my car. Not fun. I've had this skirt from Ruche for (admittedly) a couple of months, I love the polkadots and uneven hem! I paired it with one of my favorite combinations: black and gold. I think I may be in the minority when I say I love blue and black together, and black and brown too.

I'm keeping today's post super short, things have been crazy around here and I have to run out the door to work! Happy wednesday!

36 comments:

Rae Veda said...

Great belt! And I love the way you styled your hair. Super cute. xo, rv

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Tammy @ Lemons, Avocados, & the Bay said...

Love the classic elegance of this look :) and that skirt is so so beautiful.

Hope your car is ok!

wildchild said...

nah i love black and blue or brown together too. and i love those clogs, which i never would have dreamed.

Manding. said...

the uneven hem is a dream !!!! also, perfect blue paint against the natural brick wall. LOVE !
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Mademoiselle Lala said...

I love this look! The skirt, necklace and belt. Simply WOW! X

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Alyspank said...

I think the whole "don't wear black/navy black/brown" thing is slowly fading out. Which is awesome, because creativity with clothes is much easier when faux pas just don't exist.

Alyssa

Natalie said...

Love the little polka dots on that skirt!

Brenna said...

I think black and blue work beautifully together! And the polka dots are so much fun :)

Justalazymorning said...

you're SO lovely!!
xoxo

witch hare said...

Beautiful skirt. Your hair always looks so pretty.

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Frannie Pantz said...

Has to be one of my favorite looks I have seen on you! I love black and blue as well. The polka dots and uneven hem of this skirt are great! So pretty! Hope your car dries out soon!

Kitsune-kun said...

LOVE your gold accents! looks so nice with the dark blue:)

Carla said...

I'm sorry about your car. That's crazy! I have to say that I'm in that minority with you. Just yesterday I paired a navy blue top with black skirt. I love the skirt. I had my eye on a similar one recently. Have a great day!

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Spinner's End said...

i'm actually wearing blue and black together right now, so you won't hear any complaints about that combo from me! the same goes for black and brown. i think as long as they're in the right shade, the combos can be really great. i am also completely in love with your top knot.. i have super thin hair so my bun could never look that voluminous. you have miles and miles of beautiful hair though, so naturally yours looks like a super stylish cinnabon. that's a compliment, i swear.
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soanthro said...

This outfit is gorgeous, love the gold details and especially that vintage belt!! And ugh so sorry to hear about the flooding, I feel your pain!

Pleasantly Jaded said...

This outfit is adorable! And you are so not alone...I love the classic look of navy and black together...seal it all up with a medium brown boot or belt...lovely. Love your necklace!

Liz said...

Love the topknot on you!

xo, Liz

Elaine said...

i have a very similar necklace!!! so i love this outfit :) hehe

Hilary Grace said...

I do love blue and black together as well. I like the cut of that skirt so much, it really sets it apart from so many similar polka dotted skirts I've seen. Those shoes are such an amazing swap find!! Good luck with all the flooding :(

Stefanie said...

I really like this outfit, it's so feminine and classy but the shoes give it a really cool twist. I love the button detailing on the shoulders of your top :-)

Bad Taste Toast said...

You look gorgeous! I love the bun and the skirt with the cute bow belt!

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

Oh no, sorry to hear about your car Julie, that definitley does not sound fun! And my goodness I love this outfit. I adore black & blue together and your use of gold accessories is -SO gorgeous!! Beautiful, beautiful! Hope your day is a good one. xo veronika

marina miouprincess said...

what a great outfit! I love the skirt,your necklace and the belt.I love everything with a bow detail actually!
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Laurelann said...

I love the combo of blue and black. You definitely wear it well! Plus, the whimsy of dots is my favorite.

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Jamie Rose said...

That polka dotted skirt is awesome! I love the asymmetrical hem.

Kellie W. said...

I love wearing blue and black together, too! I've never understood why it's not a more popular combination!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

i LOVE that skirt and your hair looks so pretty :)

<3 steffy
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yoyos said...

i love it but then again im like you i love wearing black and brown together, i dont know what id do if fashion police actually existed. hope your car is okay!

Ally,The Vintage Valley said...

you look beautiful, i adore your skirt X

charity @ c'est la belle vie said...

lo-o-o-o-ove the skirt + belt! so darling.

chillairandperfume said...

This is one of my all-time fave outfits of yours! That skirt is wonderful!

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Audrey said...

Love this! www.casualglamorous.com

Bostonista said...

That belt is unbelivable!!! You styled it perfectly!

xo

Wedding Favors said...

Your hair style and hair color are impressive :)

Kaitlin Mattingly said...

everything about this outfit makes my fashion heart melt.
your blog is so darling. i'm totally in love with how you pair things together. it's so creative and unique.
following you now, can't wait to read more posts!

xo kaitlin
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Emilie said...

Love this outfit! Especially the skirt! myyy god!

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