Posts Tagged: polka dot blouse

Dressed for: Double Bows

Already Pretty outfit featuring polka dot blouse, red bow-front skirt, leopard print handbag, Jil Sander peeptoe pumps, rhinestone bracelet, onyx necklace

Polka dot blouse, thrifted – similar
Bow-front skirt, Cynthia Steffe via Opitz – similar
Peeptoes, Jil Sander via Fashion Avenue – similar
Necklace, a gift – similar look
Bracelet, J.Crew (no longer available) – similar
Earrings, The Wellington Boot
Bag, Hype via LastCall – similarbudget

When I put this outfit together, I wasn’t even thinking about doubling up on bows. The skirt features a prominent bow, and the shoes have a subtler, more stylized bow. I knew it all worked, but that rather obvious parallel escaped me somehow! read more

Dressed for: Standing Corrected

Already Pretty outfit featuring polka dot blouse, leather midi skirt, red suede pumps, red glass necklace, rhinestone bracelet

Polka dot blouse, thrifted – similar print
Leather skirt, Grace Vintagesimilar items
Earrings, art fair – similar
Bracelet, J.Crew (no longer available) – similar
Necklace, thrifted – similar
Pumps, Tsubo Amset courtesy Tsubo (no longer available) – similar

I bought this skirt a couple of years ago because I loved the idea of a black leather maxi skirt. And, on someone slightly shorter than me who is wearing flats and possibly crouching just a bit, I’m sure this could be a maxi. But I’ve finally accepted that, for me, this is a midi skirt. Not a huge fan of the midi style overall, but for this fun vintage piece? I’ll make an exception! read more

Daily Outfit: 2/8/11

Already Pretty Daily Outfit 2/8/11 feauring wide leg pants

Polka-dot shirt, thrifted – similar
High-waisted wide leg pants, thrifted – similar
Silk tie belt, thrifted – similar
Black boots, Kork-Ease Alva
Earrings, Swirly Keen courtesy April Kawaoka

I was warned of -30 degree windchills this morning, and these pants are my go-to for snot-freezingly cold weather. Why? Because my silk longjohns layer perfectly beneath them. A pair of knee-high boots helps, too.

Pretty sure they’ve never gotten an outdoor outfit shot, though. I was running late this evening, and arrived home after sunset. I’ll have to make a point of wearing them sometime this spring so they aren’t always getting the photographic short shrift! read more