Thursday, December 1, 2011

Flannel & Lace





Cape: American Apparel (last year)
Dress: ModCloth
Flannel: Thrifted
Tights: UO (old)
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell via ModCloth

Photos: Mandy

I've been using this flannel tactic quite a bit lately, as the temperature slowly decides to act it's season, I've been experimenting with new layering techniques to keep warm. I really love the mix of a boy-ish and rugged flannel with a girly lace dress, a look I wasn't totally sold on when I left the house, but decided mid-day that I really liked. Does that ever happen to you? You're not completely sure, but decide to take the chance anyway? I'm feeling super inspired lately, and am planning a big closet over-haul this weekend!

Life has been busy lately, I'm starting to get excited about the holidays, about seeing my family for Christmas. Yesterday it snowed!

Can you tell these are my favorite shoes?

30 comments:

Hope said...

I love this outfit! It's so creative...I would never have thought to pair flannel and lace together like this. :)

-Hope
www.aflatteringtale.com

stealthnerd said...

I really love the flannel/lace combo! I think it works really together, partly b/c it is kind of unexpected.

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Kitsune-kun said...

LOVE the lace pattern on that dress! how delicate and beautiful

Sian said...

This is such a creative idea, and who would have guessed it could work so well?! That combination of lace and flannel is perfect!! I might have to try and work out a way I can try this out =) And those shoes are amazeee =D
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Lina said...

Haha, the title of this post alone had me sold! As a Canadian, and as a lady, these have gotta be the world's best fabrics. Kudos for being so daring and creative!

Cáti said...

lovely combination :)

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chantilly said...

omg... beautiful AMAZING dress, julie! i love that lace. <3

Katie said...

i also would have never thought to pair these two pieces together! it looks fabulous though!!! very creative!

Joy said...

Love this creative combo!

steffy said...

This is soooo cute. I never would have thought to pair the flannel shirt with the lace dress.

lauraa said...

Yep, really love it! In fact I will probably steal that idea some point soon!
xxx

Jo said...

Your lace dress is such a beauty - made even more so by the darling sleeves peeking out from underneath! I love love love this look! <3

x
Lost in the Haze

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

SUCH a pretty look!!! i love the surprise of flannel underneath!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Bostonista said...

SO CUTE! I love pairing flannel with lace and lots of girlie accessories too! Its one way to get through the cold MA winters!

xo

chillairandperfume said...

I never would have thought to pair the flannel and lace dress together, but it seriously looks amazing(warm and comfy,too)!

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Rebecca said...

I love the feminine lace against the more masculine flannel, makes a great textural combination.

b and e said...

Great combination!

I love the big hair small wallet hehe

bxx

Shannon said...

This is so fabulous! I love how you put the plaid shirt under the lace dress. Perfect contrast.

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elanor, said...

this may just be my new favorite outfit...ever... i somehow need to recreate this! so inspirational.
xxx happy december!

Carolina said...

Lace and plaid are a great mix! I love it! Have a nice day :)

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The Daily Fashionista said...

I love what you did here with that flannel top and lace dress!! It's really cool.

curious constellation said...

I would never in a million years thought flannel and lace would work together but wow, you pulled it off perfectly.

Caitlin said...

I never would've thought of this! I love it though.
You have such great places to take pictures now but I'm sure you miss Beverly :)

Kaitlin Mattingly said...

talk about genius! i love how you paired these two polar opposite things together to get an absolutely ADORABLE look!
that dress in stunning.

xoxo katlin
Blog: KaitGirl
Facebook: KaitGirl

Last Minute Accessories said...

I love this dress!! The train tracks are amazing and beautiful, wish there were some near me :)Last Minute Accessories

Larissa said...

Fantastic combo! flannel + lace :)
thanks for the comment on my blog by the way!


xoxo,
Larissa

http://www.livingincolorstyle.blogspot.com

akiko said...

Such a beautiful dress!! Love the lace so much. I love how you matched with navy opaque tights. You look great! xo akiko
Style Imported

Jamie Rose said...

That lace dress is adorable. I never would've thought of layering a flannel top underneath, but it looks so cute!

seekingstyleblog said...

great way to layer two unexpected items!

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Alysa Kimiko said...

i really like how you layered the flannel under your lace dress! its the perfect combination of sweet with some boyish charm. cute!!

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