Friday, March 30, 2012

PINspiration: toughen up

   I was so excited to buy this skirt a while back, but I am still mystified as how to wear it. I think this is my favorite outfit yet, though. The tee and the belt toughen things up a little.
  Yoshitomo Nara tee (Y2K, old)
    Lush pleated midi skirt (Nordstrom Rack)
    brown belt (Ross?)

     I had this pin in mind:
 
                                                                                   Source: thesfstyle.com via Carrie on Pinterest
 
     I wore this to run a few errands and I added wedge heels for some much-needed height:
  Indigo by Clarks "Plover" sandal (Clarks Outlet, $29.99)
    And now I can enjoy that absurd feeling of accomplishment that comes from using or doing something I actually pinned. :)
   Happy Friday!

21 comments:

  1. Great pinterest inspired OOTD :) You did a great job :)

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  2. Thanks, Kat! But I wish I had added an accessory or two! :)

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  3. Thanks, April! They were a great price at the outlet! :)

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  4. Isn't it funny how good it feels to reproduce something you've admired (from pinterest or otherwise)? (Hoping this comment sticks, I've not been able to post to your blog the last few posts).

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  5. I think this is a great look! I've not bought a midi skirt yet for Spring...I think I need one ;)

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  6. Fabulous job - love the skirt and the styling!

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  7. Thanks, Van! I think I need to prune my pinboard to things I can actually replicate so it's more useful.
    I've been having trouble with comments on this blog, but I'm not sure whether it's Google, Blogger, or Disqus! Thanks for giving it a try again. :)

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  8. Thanks, Gracey. :) I'm always tempted to hem this to knee length, but I think keeping it this way adds some much-needed variety to my closet.

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  9. I'd love to see how you'd style a midi skirt, Bessie. :)

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  10. i think you did a great job with the pairing of the belt and t shirt with your skirt. adorable.

    - Marie
    So What If I Like Pretty Things

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  11. nice inspiration...i like the cute tee with a feminine flowy skirt idea. Very adorable japanese fashion style. you did a nice interpretation. I like your strappy heels.
    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  12. I love the casual top and girly skirt, very cute :)

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  13. Ashley of flats to flip flopsApril 2, 2012 at 1:48 PM

    Great interpretation! I actually love this look, I may just have to copy cat:)
    Ashley

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  14. Thanks, Megan! :) I think this skirt will be a versatile piece once I figure out some ways to wear it. :)

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  15. Thanks, Ashley! I would love to see your take on this look. :)

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  16. Thanks for visiting my blog. Are you in Hawaii? That's the only place I can fathom where you'd see many people in Jams dresses!

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  17. Wow, you nailed it. I love this outfit!

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  18. I think it helps! I mostly pin style ideas that I can replicate with my existing wardrobe. It helps curb the urge to go out shopping for things I think I "need". It's my way of making pinterest practical and useful--not just a place for dreaming. I go through periodically and delete stuff that doesn't interest me anymore. Kind of like cleaning out my closet!

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