Sunday, June 8, 2014

Colored Bottoms and Printed Tops.

It is hot and even humid many times here during the day, but usually after 6.00 PM it cools off. So I often change twice during a day or sometimes I take a day outfit make some changes and turn it into an evening outfit. Note: by an evening outfit I don't mean dressy - I mean appropriate for the cooler evening weather. Both of these casual outfits today are what I have worn some evenings here as a casual SAHM. They both feature Colored Pants and Printed Tops and I'd consider them both color-blocked as well.
First up is this pair of Cobalt Corduroy Skinnies (last worn here. also with a bit of red). I paired them with a Red Camisole and a Leopard Cardigan that has some Turquoise among the Brown/Beige/Black Print which matches the Pants even better. I had worn Leopard with Cobalt before and Leopard with Red before (2 combinations I adore) but this time decided to combine all 3 and I liked the look. For accessories I added a Brown Belt (to bring out the Brown of the Cardi), Beige/Gold Leopard Flats and Mixed in some Dark Red Jewels by WHBM, topped off with Burgundy Red Lipstick. Do you like the end results? Have you ever worn Cobalt, Leopard and Red together? Try it - it's cute. =)
Light Cotton-blend Leopard, V-Neck Cardigan: A Local Boutique (New) (similar long cardigan. great deal), (similar in turquoise leopard, love this, best deal), (similar w/ red, love this, on sale - mine has turquoise in the print),
Fitted Rayon/Nylon, Red Camisole w/ Ruffle Trim in the Front: The Limited (very similar, best deal), (similar v-neck cami), (similar, lace-trimmed).
Cobalt Blue, Corduroy Skinny Pants: Joe Fresh (JC Penney's) (very similar cords, best deal), (cobalt ankle jeans, on sale, love these).
Faux Alligator, Brown Belt w/ Circle Buckle: The Limited (similar faux alligator, love this), (similar brown belt), (similar wrap belt, best deal, love this).
Real Jade, Oval-shaped, Burgundy-Colored Stone Necklace: White House Black Market (similar w/ earrings set, excellent deal), (similar rose carnelian necklace).
Drop Earrings w/ Dark Red Crystal Stones: White House Black Market (similar, love these, best deal), (similar dark red + gold tone), (gorgeous Swarovski option).
Lips: Revlon's Super Lustrous Creme Lipstick in Red mixed with a light Coral Lipstick (identical red lisptick), (similar by Revlon), (similar by Avon, best deal). I also own the Avon lipstick I linked to and recommend it.
Beige Suede Pointy Ballet Flats w/ Gold Metallic Leopard Spots: Nine West (similar), (love this), (great deal).

For the second Outfit I have on my Kelly Green Rock-Star Jeans by Old Navy (last worn here) paired with my Polka Dot Chambray and slightly pattern-mixed with a Green/Red/White Floral Scarf (which I tied on the back making it an Infinity Style). This Outfit was worn on the Evening the same day as the last outfit shown on the blog featuring this same Chambray with my Floral Midi Skirt. Besides the Chambray, I even wore the same Earrings and Bow Ballet Flats. I got another matching Bow via the Headband while the Colors of the Earrings match all of the Colors of the Outfit. Have you ever worn Bright Green/Kelly Green Jeans with a Chambray Shirt? What do you think of the Look?
Bright, Kelly Green, "Rock Star", Skinny Jeans: Old Navy (very similar, best deal, huge sale), (Rockstar by Old Navy in teal), (Rockstar by Old Navy in Hunter Green).
Deep Blue, Long-Sleeve, Button-Down, Chambray Shirt: Meijer's (very similar, great deal), (similar w/ black dots, love this), (sleeveless option on huge sale, love this).
Teal, Green, Navy & Coral, Floral-Print Scarf: The Limited (very similar, floral, best deal), (green floral, gorgeous option), (similar, love this, on sale).
Emerald Green/Red/Silver/Yellow, Flower Drop Earrings: Street Vendor (very similar + gorgeous), (similar, on huge sale, love these), (similar, mint + yellow).
Turquoise, Skinny, Leather Headband w/ Bow: Viggos (similar in royal blue, best deal), (similar in turquoise, great deal).
Lips: Avon's Ultra Color Lipstick in "Crush" (identical, great deal - I recommend it), (similar by Avon in "Berry Smooch"), (similar by Revlon in "Fuchsia Fusion", best deal).
Black Patent Leather & Apple Green Faux Suede, Bow Ballet Flats: Simple Shoes (similar in olive green, love these), (similar in celery green, on sale), (similar, gorgeous option).

P.S. Linking this with Carylee w/ Gina, Cha Cha, Clara, Elena, Jen, Lauren, Lauren D., Leeann, Molly and Whitney.
Stay tuned because in my next post I will be sharing my May Purchases and Lessons I learned from my 30 for 30 Challenge. Thanks for Reading and Happy Sunday!!

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