Posts Tagged: pearl necklace

Dressed for: Faux Nautical

Already Pretty outfit featuring navy cardigan, red knit dress, brown leather belt, Radley handbag, pearl necklace

Cardigan – Target
Dress – eShakti
Belt – thrifted – similar look
Sandals – Lucky Brand (no longer available) – similar
Bag – Radley London Clayton – now in navysimilar shape
Necklace – eBaysimilar
Bracelet – thrifted – similar look
Earrings – Realia by Jen

I wore this for a recent segment on the Fox 9 Buzz. Topic was nautical. This was about as close as I could get. My wardrobe has plenty of preppy staples but I’ve only been on boats a few times and ended up seasick at least half of those, so I’ve never been drawn to rope and anchor and boat motifs. I don’t even like the beach all that much. But I loved the way this palette worked with the rich browns of the accessories and the fun pop of mustard yellow from the bag. read more

Daily Outfit: 8/23/11

Already Pretty daily outfit featuring white cigarette pants

Striped shirt, via consignment – similar collarsimilar stripes
Cigarette pants, Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar fitsimilar but jeans
Pumps, Faryl Robin Suzu (no longer available) – similar pairmore Faryl Robin
Bracelets, thrifted and gifted
Watch, Skagen
Shell pearls, Target (no longer available) – similar
Chains, thrifted

Although I rail against style rules, some of them are surprisingly hard for me to break. For unknown reasons, the “no white shoes/bottoms after Labor Day” rule has lingered long after I’ve discarded similarly stifling rules, and I’ve been subconsciously trying to pack in all of my white-wearing during these last few weeks of August. Even though I have every intention of breaking this rule come fall, something in me is just itching to wear loads and loads of white. NOW. read more