December 7, 2010

30 for 30: Day 21 (12/07/10)

I dabbled in a bit more of the black and brown business today...
30 for 30: Day 21 (12/07/10)
Black/White Houndstooth Pants: Merona, Thrifted
Black V-Neck: Forever 21, Thrifted
Camel Sweater: Wet Seal, Thrifted, $3.99
Black Boots: Franco Fortini, Ebay
Glasses: SEE Eyewear
Belt: a.n.a., Thrifted
Gold Hoop Earrings: Walmart
Gold Necklace: Part of grab bag of necklaces, $5 (total)

I wasn't 100% in love with this outfit when I put it together last night. I actually had a back up outfit in mind in case I absolutely hated this one when I put it on this morning. I have to say, though, that I ended up loving it! I think the camel colored sweater paired quite well with the houndstooth pants, yes? I also think each piece evened the other out because the sweater is quite fitted while these pants are actually too big on me... I just haven't had the heart to get rid of them until I find a new pair of houndstooth trousers. :) Can't live without my houndstooth.

30 for 30: Day 21 (12/07/10)


One of the security officers where I work commented on my belt today, noting that it looked like Santa's belt. Erm. I guess maybe it does? Whatever. Tis the season! :)

I anchored this outfit with this belt because this sweater is so fitted that it shows each and every bump from my pants. These pants have a thick fabric to them, plus they hook at the top, so it was really bumpy and unattractive looking without the belt. Luckily, I think the belt was the perfect touch so it ended up working out wonderfully.

Also worth noting - I next to never wear gold but felt my neckline needed some decoration. I didn't have any other necklaces that looked right so I gave this one a whirl and liked how it paired with the camel color of the sweater.

Gosh, this outfit just worked itself out pretty well! I love when that happens.

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11 comments:

  1. i love when that happens, too! this outfit looks fabulous on you!

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  2. this sweater looks awesome on you! looks fab with the houndstooth.

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  3. You look great! This outfit is super cute, and it makes your figure look amazing. I understand not wanting to give up the houndstooth pants, they're super awesome.

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  4. I always have the hardest time making a belt look good around the low-waist, but I think you pulled it off really well here.

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  5. camel with hounds-tooth looks so classic!

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  6. Missed you missed you!! and....you MUST hand over those pants to me ...STAT!!

    Gorgeous girlie!!

    Stop by and say Hello:)
    NEWS EDITOR for Style Sample Magazine♥

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  7. This belt is perfect. And I love that you wrote it actually had a function! Form and function - love it!

    The Auspicious Life

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  8. i'm a fellow remixer and cannot believe it took me 21 outfits later to find your blog!

    first off, i absolutely love your glasses and really like the outfits you've been putting together for the challenge! xo

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  9. Hi, fellow remixer, Im one of the few guys in the challenge.. Im slowly getting around to visiting all of the remixers' blogs. I've come across a lot, but you most definitely have style. Best of luck with the remaining challenge… xo

    http://thedebonairextraordinaire.blogspot.com/

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  10. This is perfect - I love the mix of neutrals, and the proportions are spot-on!

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  11. Ohh i love caramel anything and this sweater is beautiful!

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