Thursday, May 29, 2014

Nautical Blues and Boat Shoes.

Hello Ladies. Happy Thursday to you!! We are one day closer to the weekend. =)

Today's Outfit is also from the weekend (last Friday). Once again I reached for a Pencil Skirt and a Blouse. Back in my work days, my usual "uniform" was a Pencil Skirt (sometimes a Full Skirt) with a Pretty Blouse or Button-Down Shirt tucked in. Today's Skirt is a little shorter than a typical Pencil Skirt but it can work in more laid-back job places, especially in Outfits that sort of have a Casual vibe like I paired it today. I am glad to wear my New Pencil Skirt (that my closet was missing). This one has a Nautical Vibe because of the Gold Stud detail off each side, on the front. It is a Light Knit material and I can see it work year-around. The Button-down is like a Baby Blue/Periwinkle Color (looks more Lilac than Blue, at times) with White Pinstripes and the Cute little Ruffles around the High Collar. Adding to the Nautical aspect, I wore my Baby Pink Leather Boat Shoes (that look like Alligator Skin) and my New Gorgeous Elliot Lucca Bag which is Gold and picks up the pyramid studs of the Skirt. I just added some Navy Crystal Drop Earrings and I was done. How do you like this Outfit? Do you own a Navy Skirt? How have you worn it lately?
Long-Sleeve, Button-Down, Ruffled-Collar, Pinstripe White & Periwinkle Blouse: White House Black Market (similar 1), (similar 2), (soft dot option by WHBM).
Navy, Soft-Knit, Ribbed, Pencil Mini Skirt w/ Gold Pyramid Studs on the Front: A Local Boutique (New) (similar, ponte, on sale), (gorgeous mini w/ zipper on the front, on sale), (love this jeweled option, best deal).
Navy Crystal & Silver Rhinestone Beaded, Drop Earrings: Fred's Jewelry (similar, great deal), (similar, square navy w/ gold tone), (similar, circle navy w/ gold tone, love these).
Gold, Real Leather Hobo Bag w/ Quilted detail on the Front: Elliot Lucca (New) (very similar, great deal), (similar EL, white Summer option), (gorgeous MK option).
Baby Pink Leather "Faux Alligator" Boat Shoes: Micci Shoes (similar, best deal), (similar Sperry, on sale), similar Sperry moccasin, great deal).

P.S. Linking up with Elle and Jacqueline (their theme this week is Trendy Teacher/Work Style), Agnes, Tara, Steph, Carrie, Jena, Tiffany, Ann and Erin.
Also, next week, 2 of my Favorite New Bloggers Katie and Liz are doing a themed link-up all dedicated to Skirts. This Outfit featuring my New Favorite Pencil Skirt will be the first Outfit I link up. So make sure you join them next week and show off your Spring+Summer Skirts.





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