Something New: Stripes

I don’t usually go for stripes at all…here’s my entire repertoire until now:

Free People Cardigan

Free People Sarape Cardigan

Free People L/S Tees

Free People L/S Tees

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Velvet Striped Tunic

 But recently I found this darling little summer blazer that fits perfectly and drapes so beautifully that
I honestly couldn’t resist it!

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Stoosh Lightweight Blazer

That being said, I went into this completely understanding the challenge of
What can I wear this with?

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Enfocus Studio Dress
Naya Sandals

Here’s a little navy dress (yes, really) with red polka dots, but it feels too dressy…
perhaps I need to add some skinny jeans or leggings…or maybe my coral motorcycle jacket for a little edge.

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Rock Candy Graphic Tunic
Urban Outfitters Twig Jeans

Then there’s always pattern mixing with a basically blue palate,

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Lucky Brand Tunic
Worn Jeans
Life Stride Espadrilles

but my favorite so far/by far
is pairing it with an embroidered tunic, cuffed boyfriend jeans, and my floral espadrilles for that summery pop.
Cool!  I will actually wear this…as in, tomorrow.

Linking with Patti’s Visible Monday @http://notdeadyetstyle.blogspot.com/.

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~ by admin_aef on July 14, 2013.

10 Responses to “Something New: Stripes”

  1. Well, you know me when it comes to stripes, I LOVE everything about them. You did well with all your pattern mixing, I love them all. Really can’t choose one I prefer over the others because I just love mixing with stripes. Have fun with your new purchase!

  2. I love your last combo. That one and the pairing with the graphic tunic are my faves, but you could wear them all with ease. Your serape cardigan is Gaaa wonderful.

  3. I think this striped piece is so versatile! and I do love it with boyfriend jeans, the best. Thanks for sharing your looks with Vis Monday and have a great week.

  4. Stripes are everywhere this year and I’m finding they are one of my favorites. All your combos look great.

  5. I love that last look.

    I am coveting your first striped sweater. I want that!

    bisous
    Suzanne

  6. I agree…..I love the first one! Can;t go wrong with a serape!!

  7. I am in love with you Enfocus Studio purple dress and it looks amazing with the light blazer. All your looks are beautiful, though and the Lucky tunic looks so fresh and comfortable. I think you can now say you do a lot of stripe looks very well ;-)

    Alicia

  8. Hi there, Dawn! Thank you for visiting my blog, I appreciate your comment. I like all three outfits, stripes and spots are a great combination, but I do agree the final look is my favourite too. Very cool!
    Love Curtise x

  9. (Squealing like a little girl ….) I LOVE your stripes, especially with your dotty little dress! Such a departure for your usual beautiful boho style, and there’s no law that says you have to dress just one way! Cute all ways. Good for you!

  10. Good choice! Love it with the Rock Candy tunic, too. Debbie @ ilovemylemonadelife.com

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