Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Polkadotted Collars

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What I wore:
Jacket: J.Crew (2010)
Jumper: Thrifted ($5)
Top: Thrifted ($3)
Necklace: Vintage/ Swap
Sweater: J.Crew (similar)
Tights: American Apparel super opaque ($25)
Shoes: Secondhand ($10)

Where I wore it: To the office

Whenever I'm in need of some new outfit ideas, all I have to do is reorganize my wardrobe. Pulling clothes from the depths of my tiny closet and throwing them on the bed in a pile, I'm able to see new combinations and unexpected pairings. I did this on Sunday evening, rotating a few forgotten pieces to the front so I'll wear them, and bringing order to the tangle of shoes on the floor. WHich is how I came up with this. I've had this polka-dot shirt for a few years now and I love the collar, but the rest of it fits overly blousy with big, billowy 80's sleeves. My solution was to stuff it beneath this corduroy jumper, which worked for the most part. I love how the collar is sticking out, but I have to admit that the sleeves bugged me for the rest of the day, even hidden beneath a cardigan.


Adrienne Scott-Trask said...

Great outfit!!
I'm loving that center part on you too! Looks great!!
-Adrienne. xo


☯ZERO STYLE☯ said...

what a great idea! i might do that when i get home. i am way jealous of how huge that collar is.

Andrea Kerbuski said...

I love this so much! AND THAT NECKLACE. Such a good idea to rotate clothing in your closet. So often I forget what I actually have.

Melissa said...

That necklace is beautiful! So is this whole look, actually. I would wear it all!

<3 Melissa


this is adorable & your hair looks fantastic

Jennifer said...

I love that jumper! And are you kidding me with that necklace? It's so cool!

xo Jennifer


Laura Go said...

oh my word, that necklace!
♥ laura
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Star White said...

LOVE this look! And that you thrifted several pieces!


Marlyn Pena said...

So gorgeous! Love those shoes and that collar!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

your hair looks amazing! and the dotted collar is so cute :)


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