13 of 30: Silver with Navy and A Birthday!

Before I get on to Today's Outfit I want to take a minute to wish My Beautiful Mother a Happy Birthday. =) She is Stylish too. Look at her Mixing Prints: Striped Cardigan with Polka Dot Jeans.
My Incredible Mom celebrates her birthday today on April 14th. Vivian and I are so Lucky and Blessed to have this lady in our lives who opens her heart with Unconditional Love, every day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my Wonderful Mamma from Vivian & I. We  so very much. And we miss you a ton, also...
The photos of my Mom from this post (as you can tell since Vivian looks so little), are 5-6 months old. It has been about 6 months since I haven't seen her. See, I live on Europe and she lives in USA. It is unfortunate that we live so far. But we talk on the phone every day and Skype at least twice a week. This far away distance has made me grow closer to her and appreciate her more each day. She is truly a wonderful human being and a phenomenal mom. I wish to be just as good as a Mom to Vivian as she has been/is to me.

Now let's move on to Lucky #13. I finally wore my Pretty Silky+Silver Blazer which hadn't been worn since my last Corporate Job in US. I paired it with my Nude Lace Tee (also worn for the first time during this challenge) and my Navy+Black, Tuxedo-inspired Skinny Pants. I can see this Outfit working for errands, lunch or even work (as long as your office is pretty relaxed). I am matching my Lavender Earrings to my Lavender Bracelets. And the Stripes of my Bracelet matches the Striped Lining of my Blazer. Talk about little details!? I am loving the Pastels on top with the Dark Colors on the bottom. What about you? Do you own a Silver Blazer? What Colors would you pair it with?
Pros: Very Simple Outfit I threw together. I felt Put-together with such easy pieces. The Blazer definitely dresses it up, too.
Cons: I am not sure my Black Oxfords were the Right Shoes to wear here. Perhaps my Navy/Polka Dots Ballet Flats would have worked better?!
Light Silver, Silk Blazer w/ Pinstriped Silver+Gold Lining: Urban Behaviour.
Nude, Short-Sleeve, Lace Tee w/ Beads on the front: White House Black Market.
Navy Skinny Pants w/ Black Tuxedo Stripes off the Sides: Pull & Bear (New).
Lavender+White, Lucite Beaded Bracelet (set of 2) w/ Stripes+Dots: Borrowed from Sister-in-Law (she has received it as a Gift from me).
Purple, Square, Multi-Faceted Stud Earrings: Bijoux & Accessories.
Silver, Pave Ring w/ tiny Silver Stones & big Square Ruby in the middle: A Local Boutique.
2-in-1 Silver Ring w/ 2 Silver Circle Stones & 1 Oval Cognac Stone: White House Black Market.
Real Gold Wedding Band and Real Gold+Diamond Engagement Ring: From My Husband.
Silk, Baby Pink w/ White Polka Dots Headband: Rossman (Gifted from My Sister-in-Law for My Birthday, last year).
Black, Suede Oxford Shoes: Forever 21.

Also, I am linking with Claire who featured me in this outfit for her Creative Mondays. Thanks so much Claire. Much appreciated, even more so today that it is my Mom's Birthday. =)

And, last but not least, for Day 2 of the Pantone Challenge the Color of the day is Paloma, which is like a Soft, Water-color Gray. Coincidentally I am wearing a similar Color via my Silver/Light Gray Blazer so once again I am linking up with Heidi (and Marissa).
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  1. Hi Ada, thank you so much for stopping by!
    I don't wear blazers much myself, but I like your silver one - it's elegant and quirky!
    Happy birthday to your mom. She's so cute with your adorable little daughter! I hope you will be able to visit again soon.

  2. Happy Birthday to your mother! I hope you get to see her soon! I can't imagine how hard it is living so far away! That blazer is so unique, I've never seen anything like it. It looks nice with your pants and I don't think the black oxfords were a bad choice although I bet the flats would have been cute, too!

  3. Purple is such a great color on you, Ada. That's great that you've learned to love and appreciate your mom more thanks to the distance. I feel the same way with mine. We live on the same continent at least, but pretty far apart and only see each other 2x a year. Your mom is lucky to have such a sweet person like you for a daughter. Thanks again for linking up today.
    On the Daily Express

  4. Happy Birthday to your mom! my mom's was 2 days ago. Go moms!

  5. Aww, happy birthday to your mum! I hope you get to visit each other often :)

  6. Happy birthday to your mom! Love these pictures!

  7. You look beautiful in that purple dress Ada. Happy Birthday to your mom!!!!



  8. Aww loving all the photos with you, your mum and daughter on. They are so special ( I need to go and get some more with my mum on now ). Thanks so much for the shout out, loving your jacket Ada, I bet it goes with everything :)

    Thanks so much for sharing at Creative Mondays...

  9. Happy Birthday, Mom! I like the 3 generations pictures there.. cool! Can't wait to see your floral top pairing, Ada :)

  10. Love those navy skinnies- and happy birthday to your mama! :)


  11. Such fun colors! Thanks for sharing your style with us again, Ada :)

  12. Happy birthday to your gorgeous mom!! Little Vivian is just growing up too quickly!!!!! You look stunning in that purple dress!!

  13. So cute!

  14. Hey Ada, cute look. Thanks for linking up with Stylish Tuesday!


  15. I love silver and navy together- this combo looks great on you, Ada! And happy belated bday to your mom. =)


    I hope you are having a great week so far!


  16. Happy Birthday to your mom!!! You look amazing in that purple dress, so beautiful. ;) Thanks for sharing with Little Miss Monday, and God bless.


  17. Belated happy birthday to your fashionista Mom and that lacey top you´re wearing is so cute! :)


  18. thanks for joining our pantone-inspired color challenge again today! i love the details in outfits and explaining why i chose different items and how they complemented each other, so i love when other bloggers do that too!

  19. Happy Birthday to your mother! You definitely pull off that silver blazer!


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