Tuesday, September 16, 2014

13 + 14: Take One Pass it On, Part 1 - Floral Midi Skirt.

Another 'challenge' I wanted to accomplish within my 30 for 30 Summer Remix, was to do at least 3 Outfits where I took one item from the first outfit and passed it on to the second outfit, then I took another item and passed it on to the third outfit - OK you get it. In today's and tomorrow's post I am doing just that. First, I am starting with my Gorgeous Floral Skirt. I wore this Skirt in both of the Outfits on the same day, first for the daytime and later for late afternoon/evening when I attended a Baby Boy's Shower.
First up I did a Double Floral Look, mixing a Multi-Colored Bright Floral with a more Subtle Black+White Floral Print. I have mixed Florals before with this Midi Skirt, however Today's Inspiration comes from The Real Arnolds. Stylish Amy who loves Floral Print tried it here in a Dressy, Feminine Outfit mixing a Dress with a Kimono and I ended up loving it. I also love my own take and the more I wear both this Skirt and this Floral Jacquard Tank, the more in love I am with each piece. The Pewter Sandals and Silver Necklace play off the Metallic vibe of the Tank Top and I added some Colorful Bangles to tie in the Colors from the Skirt. What do you Think? Yay or Nay for mixing Double Florals?
White+Gray, Rose Brocade Fitted Tank Top w/ small Black Ruffle Trim: White House Black Market (similar by JC Penney, best deal, love this), (gorgeous option by River Islands, love this), (metallic brocade option w/ peplum, great deal).
White, Full Skirt w/ Multi-Color Floral Print: A Local Boutique (New) (very similar floral, on sale, love this), (similar, best deal, love this), (similar, love this), (gorgeous black+white option).
Real Silver, Dainty Chain Necklace w/ Chandelier Pendant featuring tiny Pastel Pink Crystals: Meijer's (similar gorgeous option, fine jewelry, love this), (similar w/ blue stones, fine jewelry, great deal, love this), (similar in silver tone, best deal).
1 Light Peach & 1 Red Bracelet w/ Silver Beads twisted around the Silk RibbonsBijoux & Accessories.
Mint+Gold, Twisted, Silk Ribbon Bangle: Viggos.

Vivian's Outfit:
Hot Pink, Light Pink & White Striped Jumper Dress w/ Flamingo on the front: Carter's.
Baby Pink & Hot Pink Sneaker Sandals: Happy Kids.

Later, for the Baby Shower, I wanted to dress up a little bit while still being Comfortable and on the Casual side. I finally wore my Lace+Chiffon Blouse which has a Chambray Collar and I figured the Espadrille Wedges gave me a little height and Dressed up the Outfit a little bit, also. I wore a couple of Fun Bracelets by combining a Long Royal Blue & Silver Fireball Beaded Necklace (worn as a Bracelet) with a Neon Yellow Beaded Bracelet that has a Cute Elephant Charm. What do you think of this Outfit for a Baby Shower?

Ivory, Sleeveless Blouse w/ Lace on the Front, Chiffon on the Back & Light Chambray Collar: Sabra (New) (very similar by Guess, on sale), (similar, great deal, love this), (similar w/ 3/4-sleeves, best deal, love this).
White, Full Skirt w/ Multi-Color Floral Print: A Local Boutique (New) (very similar floral, on sale, love this), (similar, best deal, love this), (similar, love this), (gorgeous black+white option).
Royal Blue Glass Beaded Long Necklace w/ Silver Fireballs (worn as a Bracelet): An Accessories Boutique (similar, best deal, love this), (similar, great deal, love this), (gorgeous option in teal, great deal).
Neon Yellow, Plastic Beaded, Stretchy Bracelet w/ Elephant Charm: An Accessories Boutique (gorgeous enamel elephant cuff, great deal, love this), (elephant silver+gold chain elephant bracelet, on sale, love this), (gold elephant charm bracelet).
Hot Pink, Multi-Colorful Stripped Wedge Espadrilles: Payless (very similar, SAVE), (similar + great deal, love these), (similar, SPLURGE).

(To view all of my 30 for 30 items and rules for this challenge, click here.)


P.S. Linking with Allison, Amber,Trend Spin (for Pattern-Mixing), Laura, Lindsey, Liz, Melaina, Rachel, Saumya, Shanna and Zaz.





29 comments:

  1. Love that midi skirt Ada. So pretty!!!!!!

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

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  2. This floral skirt is so pretty. I can't believe how big Vivian is getting!

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  3. That midi skirt is gorgeous Ada! I'm loving how you mixed the prints in the first look! And your daughter is just adorable!

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

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  4. I'm thinking I'm going to do a take one-pass it on challenge soon. They are so fun to see! I love this floral skirt! It is so pretty and versatile! Vivian is so cute too :) I will be emailing you back soon!

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  5. cute look!

    www.jerseygirltexanheart.com

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  6. You both look so cute! I'm in love with that midi!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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  7. these are both cute outfit. I just got a mid skirt last month. I need to bust it out and wear it.

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  8. What a fun challenge! I have seen other bloggers try this, but I've never done it myself. Both outfits turned out great!

    -Katie

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  9. I love that skirt, and you are doing great on this challenge

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  10. I love that second outfit! I think it might be because I adore that skirt and love how it stands out in the second outfit!

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  11. Super cute skirt, Ada! My favorite outfit is the second one :)

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  12. Love the pattern mix of the first look but my favorite is the second! That top with the chambray collar and cut out back is adorable!

    Jill
    dousedinpink.blogspot.com

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  13. Super Cute Skirt! I love the second one:) Have a great day!

    Audrey
    www.audreysalutes.com

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  14. That floral skirt is adorable on you! I love the fun bright colors in it! :)

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  15. I love both outfits but the second top is so neat. Love the blue collar. You are looking so tan!

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  16. Both looks are great! I love the double floral, and the cut out in that second tank is so cute!

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  17. I'm not brave enough to go double floral. The second top would be my pick. But you look great in both!

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  18. Love that skirt! Full skirts are one of my favorite things right now. It looks great both ways.
    Tiffany

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  19. The fit of the first outfit is so flattering on you! Your waist looks teeny tiny!

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  20. Love, love the double floral! Such a good idea - the dark colors really compliment the bright colors of the skirt. You look great!

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  21. I want that floral skirt, it´s so colorful. I can mix and match a lot of tops with it. Lucky you for having it, Ada! Hugs to Vivian from me. :)

    http://dressingupforme.blogspot.com/

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  22. You always have the best ideas! I like the double floral - very pretty! Cute pics of your daughter :)!

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  23. Love the pattern mixing! :)

    http://positivelystephanie.blogspot.com/

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  24. The skirts you are wearing in these pictures are too fabulous!!!

    Thanks so much for linking up with Tremendous Tuesday! I hope to see you again next week!!!

    Hugs! Amber

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  25. That skirt is simply FABULOUS!!!! My favorite is the second time around with the white and chambray top. Great look Ada.

    Thrifting Diva
    www.thriftingdiva.com

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