Posts Tagged: polka dot shirt

Dressed for: Almost Animal Print

Already Pretty outfit featuring polka dot shirt, moto pants, fringe booties, black pendant necklace

Top – H&M – similar
Pants – Prairie Underground courtesy Shop Adorn
Booties – Sam Edelman Louie
Bag – Rough & Tumble
Necklace – Lucky Brand (no longer available) – similar
Earrings – Patinaexact same
Bracelet – via Ideelsimilar

Before I switched up my style aesthetic, most of the prints and patterns in my wardrobe were pretty vibrant and often a little retro, which means that most of them have been handed down, sold, or donated over the past few months. But I realized I was missing the movement and interest added by prints, so I picked up this top which is both neutral and cut with a curved hem, one of my favorite design elements. It’s reminiscent of animal print, but nothing I’ve ever seen on an actual critter. So it’s interesting, flattering … and somewhat mysterious. read more

Dressed for: Nowtro

Already Pretty outfit featuring polka dot shirt, Kate Spade windowpane print full skirt, black pumps, black bib necklace, black bangle

Shirt – thrifted – similar
Skirt – Kate Spade via eBay
Pumps – Etienne Aigner via Ideeli – similar
Necklace – Target (no longer available) – similar
Bangle – Electric Fetus – similar
Earrings – Target (no longer available) – similar

So, you all loved “A Mighty Wind,” right? I’ve probably watched it a dozen times and it still makes me giggle. And I’ve stolen the term nowtro from it and forced it into regular use, despite the bewildered looks it earns me. And this outfit is extremely nowtro: Retro silhouette and styling, but a very modern print mix. I can just imagine my grandma’s reaction if I told her I was wearing polka dots and windowpane print together. read more