Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Brick and Burberry.

OK, so the title of today's post refers to the two most visible items I am wearing today: my Blazer (Brick) and my Plaid Blanket Scarf (Burberry). These items also happen to be Brand-New and Gifted to me (Lucky me - I know).
Now I don't own the Infamous Blanket Scarf that almost every single blogger has. It is pretty yes, but I don't have it. However, when I was gifted this Gorgeous Orange Plaid Burberry Scarf from a cousin I was in Fashion Heaven. I am not sure if it is the real thing or not, but it is a soft wool-blend material, in a bright happy orange, warm+cozy and I love it, whether it is real or faux Burberry. On  the other hand, my brother purchased this Blazer for me as a gift, since I started a new, full-time job. He also purchased a couple of other pieces for me and I must say he has great taste. This Brick/Rust Blazer with the Black Faux Leather Lapel is a Statement Piece for sure. And the Brick Color compliments the Bright Orange quite well, I think. I kept the rest of the Outfit simple, with a Mellow Yellow Tee underneath, my Cropped Black Dressy Pants & Brown Wedge Oxfords. What do you think? Have you jumped on the Blanket Scarf Bandwagon yet?
Rust/Brick Open-front Blazer w/ Black Faux Leather Lapel: H&M (Gifted from my Brother) (New) (similar, love this), (gorgeous mocha, velvet option, the Schoolboy style by J.Crew), (very similar in Gray Tweed & Faux Black Leather by Target, best deal, love this).
Mellow Yellow, Short-Sleeve, Scoop-neck, Cotton Tee w/ Little Puffy Sleeves: The Limited (similar V-neck), (similar graphic tee by Reebok, love this), (similar w/ ruching).
Black, Dressy, Cropped Pants w/ Buckle Tab on the waist: The Limited (very similar by Tahari, best deal, love these), (similar by Gap, on sale, love these), (gorgeous option by Theory, splurge).

Vivian's Outfit:
Baby Pink, Velvet, Sleeveless Dress w/ Ruffled Hem: Gifted.
Pink, Long-Sleeve, Cotton, Mock-neck Tee: A Local Children's Boutique.
White Knit Tights w/ Pink+Gray Argyle Print: Wal Mart.
Navy Patent Leather Booties: A Children's Shoe Boutique.

Of course this Outfit is perfect to link up with Andi + Danielle for Blazer Week; Erin + Laura for Trend Spin which today's theme is Plaid, Stripes and Checks; and last but not least Jessica + co. for Maid for Plaid.
Also linking up with Amber, Angela, J., Laura, Lauren, Lindsey, Paige, Rachel, Shanna and Zaz.

There will be more Blazers (and perhaps more Plaid also), more Scarves and more Pantone this week, by me. Stay tuned and as always Thank You for reading!


  1. Fab scarf and how cute is your little girl #allaboutyou

  2. I think I'm the last person to have a blanket scarf! I keep looking at them but never pulling the trigger. I love the vibrant orange color of your scarf! It looks great with your blazer!


  3. This is one of my FAVORITE looks on you! That blazer looks like it has been tailored to you and that amazing blanket scarf is so pretty with your skin tone. What wonderful gifts!

    1. And thanks for joining in on the Celebrate Southern fun again this week! xoxo

  4. The blanket scarf is overrated anyway. I mean, really - what would you do with all that fabric? Yours is infinitely more unique and practical, not to mention gorgeous.

  5. I love Burberry- such an amazing brand!
    And Vivian is getting so big- what a doll. :)

    Le Stylo Rouge

  6. Such a nice lapel on your blazer and I love the bright, beautiful colors of your scarf! I don't have the Zara scarf, either, so you aren't the only one. :) Absolutely Love your oxfords! You look terrific and so professional, Ada!

  7. What a sweet brother you have...and with good taste. Lucky girl! And that scarf is gorgeous...I'm going to go ahead thinking that it's real Burberry :) I have jumped on the blanket scarf train and I'm not ashamed. I don't buy into all trends but this is one that I actually love. That scarf has already gotten me through some rough Mondays :)

  8. That's a gorgeous scarf and goes perfectly with your blazer. ~Cynthia

  9. Loving your blanket scarf...such a great color and a classic print!

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  10. Love love these colors on you!!!! The scarf is especially fabulous!

    Thanks so much for linking up!

    Hugs! Amber

  11. Love the orange scarf, very fall and the cute oxfords!
    from the link up,
    please stop by, jess xx

  12. You and Viv look so cute!! Loving that jacket paired with the scarf!

    <3 Shannon

  13. Love that scarf!

  14. Such a pretty scarf! :)


  15. Gifted a Burberry scarf, now I'm jealous! You look beautiful Ada, I love when your daughter stops in for the photo shoot fun!


  16. This is such a classic look and it's just lovely on you Ada! I love the scarf. Your daughter looks so cute and like she is having lots of fun posing with you!

  17. ohh i need a close up on the feet, those shoes look amazing, love the whole look also but those shoes...

  18. Love the blanket scarf here. I too am styling mine on the blog today, hope you are able to stop by sometime. Much love, Rachel xo

  19. That scarf is so perfect for fall! Your girl is growing so fast.. she's beautiful!


  20. What a family you have to shower you with gifts. They scarf is such a gorgeous color and I love the leather lapel on the blazer.


  21. I think what I like most about this outfit is the perfect color combination for fall. It is still very much fall here, and with the leaves still on the trees I could just picture this outside surrounded by nature...lovely!

    Thank you so much for finding the time to linkup to the #reasonstodress real mom street style linkup, I love having you!

    Angie from reasons to dress

  22. I love this blazer Ada...its one of my favorite colors, brick or saddle whatever you want to call it, I always look for this color. I also love your scarf, and the color combo is just perfect. But I have to say the best part of your pictures are the ones with your daughter, how cute is she....enjoy mommyhood!

  23. Gifts of clothing are the best gifts! What a great scarf and blazer! They make a lovely combo!

  24. Loving that scarf!! Thanks for joining the Celebrate Southern Linkup! I am pinning this terrific post to our official pin board! Cheers!

  25. Great outfit, real love how the colours go together, I'm popping over from #allaboutyou, I also have a style link up starts each and every Sunday on www.stylemesunday.com if you fancy getting involved x


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