November 4, 2010

Today's Everyday Fashion: Purple Prints






































I'm normally not a prints girl, but lately I'm so drawn to them! Today, I show you two looks with my latest find at T.J. Maxx (I won a $500 gift card there recently, totally unrelated to the blog). I just couldn't resist the colorful pattern of this shirt, especially since it goes perfectly with this purple cardigan!

Occasion: Work (left) and weekend (right)
Cardigan: Banana Republic, $12
Shirt: TJ Maxx, $15
Necklace: Stella & Dot, c/o Lori McMinn
Khakis: Banana Republic, $14
Belt (left): Limited, $15
Belt (right): Gap, $10
Jeans: Gap, $44
Shoes (left): Restricted/Endless.com, $39
Shoes (right): Banana Republic, $22

17 comments:

  1. Love the outfits! And loooove the cardigan and printed shirt!

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  2. Love both looks. I think prints are so underrated. And I like your 2 looks :)

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  3. Looks great. I adore print and color!

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  4. I love this! Its one of my favorite of yours! I am a huge fan of color!
    MixandMatchFashion

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  5. What is the brand of the top? What an awesome find!!

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  6. I really like both looks! Possibly the khaki version best! Both shoes are great and I feel like staples for every closet.

    Have you heard of Kendi's 30 for 30 challenge? I am signed up. You should join! It's right up your alley! http://kendieveryday.blogspot.com/p/30-for-30-remixes.html


    Katelyn
    blog.shopvoguevintage.com

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  7. I'm a huge print-lover! I love it both ways, but I think the tucked in one is my favorite~ it feels so modern and fresh.
    Pocket of Presh

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  8. Love the cardigan, my favorite color

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  9. Thanks everyone!!

    Shelley, the tag says Agora.

    Katelyn, I've seen challenges like that before and I honestly just can't get behind them. I really want to make getting dressed a more positive experience and the idea of only having 30 items makes me so nervous!! It's like packing for a month-long trip, and I HATE packing. I of course totally support the idea of not shopping for a month and focusing on what's already your closet, but I think that choosing 15 items that you never wear and them making yourself wear them that month would be a lot more productive (and less stressful!). :-)

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  10. Cute Outfit.

    I was think of doing the 30 for 30 and I told myself no b/c I just got done doing a challenge.

    http://amyfashionblog52.blogspot.com/

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  11. thats so exciting that you won that gift card. its like a mini shopping spree! i like the pants version better but the capris are still cute.

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  12. LOVE this outfit! That top is gorgeous!

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  13. I love both outfits!! The cardigan and blouse look fabulous together :)

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  14. J can you do a feature on what to wear to holiday work parties? I am always over analyzing if it's ok to be all dolled up or not.

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  15. Anonymous, I recently posted 4 looks for winter weddings. I would totally rock any of those 4 to a holiday work party. Of course, it depends on the party and where it is held. My husband's company does this huge thing with a DJ and whatnot, but if you're just hanging around the office I would go with rich holiday fabrics (sequins, velvet, lace) in an office appropriate look - pencil skirt, cardigan, tights.

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