Posts Tagged: striped top

Dressed for: Flashbacks

Already Pretty outfit featuring denim jacket, striped top, asymmetric skirt, Birkenstock Gizeh, cognac handbag

Denim jacket – Kut from the Kloth
Striped tank – thrifted – similar
Skirt – Garnet Hill
Sandals – Birkenstock Gizeh in Licorice
Bag – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar details, similar shape
Bracelet – thrifted – similar look
Earrings – Corset

Oh, Birkenstocks. I wore you for all of high school and college, destroyed my single brown pair with years of wear and abuse, and wrote you off as a shoe of my past. And now you are trendy. Like Vogue trendy. And when I found myself in need of a pair of on-your-feet-for-eight-hours comfy black sandals, I figured hey. Why not? This Gizeh style is a little sleeker looking than the old style Arizonas I wore as a kid, but just as supportive and comfy. And since I fully expect a late summer heat wave – we always get one in September – these will earn their keep before getting shelved for the winter. read more

Dressed for: Weekend Brunch

Already Pretty outfit featuring striped top, leather pants, ECCO booties, layered necklaces, J.Crew rhinestone bracelet

Top – clothing swap – similar detailsplus size
Pants – NYDJ via Corset
Booties – Parnu courtesy ECCO
Earrings – self-made – similar
Chevron necklace – courtesy Song Yee Designs
Antler necklace – Corset (no longer available) – similar
Long pendant – self-made – similar
Bracelet – J.Crew via eBay –  similar items

When my group of High Powered Lady Networking girlfriends decided to brunch at a trendy little restaurant near Loring Park, I wanted to step up my casual game from skinnies and a tunic. This outfit is just as comfy – those pants are pleather in the front, ponte in the back – but a little more polished and funky. And I had such fun layering up my pendants. read more