Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Aug 22nd - Outfit #23 - Much Craziness

Is it really only Wednesday? Feels like it should at least be Thursday.

I've wanted to do this combination since I started planning August's capsule.
Yee haw! Polka dots and floral, giddy-up! I am in love with all this pattern.

The blouse (last seen here) has a bit of purple-y blue in it as well as a nice pale pink, so the colours worked with these awesome pants (last worn here, 2nd outfit).

I knew I wanted to go a little overboard on the accessories with this, so of course only the gold platforms would do. I last wore them here. I'm really impressed with how versatile these have been this month.
Some mornings you just don't want to look at the camera.
I get a lot of comments on the pants, every time I wear them. L refers to them as my "clown pants," and I also get "pajama pants" and "interesting pants" (the people attempting to be nice, ha!).

I've been remiss in posting the stuff lately.
I am kneeling in front of the camera.
I like how the necklaces play off the vintage-y vibe of the blouse.

Stuff!
Mixed metals, including my Wendy B ring.

Blouse (Esprit, consignment), pants (Noa Noa), shoes (Coach), necklaces (Plum, and 2028), earrings (Aldo Accessories), wrist-wrap (Club Monaco), ring (Wendy Brandes).

15 comments:

  1. Oh yeah, I love these "interesting, pajama, non-clown" pants! You look really cool and confident and funky when you wear them, and this combo with the floral blouse is extra-good.

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  2. Whoa!! This is a show stopper! Totally creative combination, and the shoes are fab fab fab. Love it.

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  3. I think this sort of look is very "editorial" - like a pairing you'd see in Vogue or something. Love it! Your pants are very divisive, but I'm in the love-them camp.

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  4. Man, those are PANTS. :)

    I too like how your jewelry works with your blouse, well done!

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  5. Thanks for the "kneeling" shot! The things we do to reveal our jewels. ;) I did some shots on the floor today too and really hurt my knees getting up. Sheesh

    I love this combination of the two patterns so much. They compliment each other in a sort of vintage way. Feminine and almost like you're ready for a polo match but in a cool way of course. I can see why you were looking forward to putting this together. You look great!

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  6. Giddy-up is right - I love that combo! And I like the pose of you checking out the wrist wrap.

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  7. i really like the top and your accessories

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  8. Love the mixed necklaces, and the two prints look great together :)

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  9. I agree with Megan, it does look very Vogue! And if I remember correctly, Stacey & Clinton say that metallic shoes are a neutral and can be worn with anything.
    Love it!

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  10. I like seeing all your jewels up close! Lovely! I do love these pants on you - I don't know that they'd work on someone like me, but you sure have the legs to pull it off! Looks great!

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  11. Love the pattern play in this outfit!! They are not clown pants--they are AWESOME pants!!
    Those gold platforms certainly are drool-worthy!

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  12. Oh, I love these pants. I'm a huge polka-dot fan, anyway, but you just don't see many dotted pants around. These are really quite versatile and would go with a lot of different tops. And they fit you very well, which is key.

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  13. Not a pattern combination that many would consider or go through with but you prove that it works wonderfully. I'm going to have to troll ebay for those Noa Noa trousers.

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  14. There is something very European about this outfit that I like. Flirty but office appropriate throw on a Trench coat and it could be mysterious... Lovely

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  15. I'll bet these pants feel great...and it really IS a beautiful color and pattern combination.

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