21 + 22: A Little Bright, a Little Summery.

Though it definitely feels like Fall now, I still have a few more Summery Outfits to show you for this challenge and then back to reality. And yes, besides today you might see Shorts once or twice more. What these Outfits have in common, are Bright, Cheerful Colors. And, I finally wore my Floral Off-the-Shoulder Blouse and the Denim Vest. I am surprised it took me so long for the Denim Vest, but truth be told when it was hot out it was too warm to layer with it and when it cooled off, I needed my Denim Jacket, instead. What do you think of the Outfits below? I love how the second Outfit came out, it is definitely my favorite.
In this first Outfit I kept it simple accessory-wise since I am mixing patterns but they work, because the blouse's pattern is bigger and the short's is smaller. Plus, they are mostly in Black+White letting the Fuchsia pop. I am wearing a Small Red Bow Barrette in my hair which matches the Red Sandals.
That Big Silk Orchid across the chest is all embroidered over it with silk. I wish you could see it better on the picture.
Fuchsia, Black+White Floral, 3/4-Sleeve, Off-the-Shoulder Silk Blouse: White House Black Market (similar, this year's version by WHBM, on sale, love this), (similar w/ green floral by WHBM, best deal, love this), (similar, gorgeous option).
Black+White, Geometric/Diamond Print, Cotton Shorts: Old Navy (similar, love these), (similar, tribal print, great deal, love these), (similar w/ crochet trim, best deal).
Skinny, Red Bow Barrette: A Random Boutique.

In this Outfit, I am wearing 3 of the 4 primary colors. I love the combination of the Hunter Green with the Blue of the Denim and the Bright Yellow. I added a pop of Pink via the Striped Espadrille Wedges. I am loving these Summer layers.
Hunter Green, Scoop-Neck, Short-Sleeve, Fitted, Soft Cotton Tee: The Limited (very similar, great deal), (similar in boat-neck, best deal, love this), (similar in V-Neck), (similar in split-neck).
Big Circle, Plastic, Yellow Stud Earrings: Fred's Jewelry (love these yellow+white flower studs, great deal).
Neon Yellow & Gold-tone Enamel Bangle Bracelet: A Local Accessories Boutique (New) (very similar yellow bangle, great deal), (similar, best deal).
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.)


  1. Your orchid top is so pretty and I love the pattern mix of the first outfit! The second outfit is so cheery and perfect for transitioning to fall!


  2. Those diamond print shorts are more than adorable! Such a fun look! Love it!

  3. Love the yellow pants and pattern shorts = beautiful!


  4. your making me want to add more fun colorful pants in my closet.

  5. You nailed this print mixing, Ada! LOVE how bold it is and the pattern in your shorts is so fun!


  6. Those shorts are amazing on you! I love the pattern moxing, too!

  7. Great pattern mixing and I am still in love with your yellow polka dot pants. Hope you are feeling better today. :)

  8. Love the bright colors Ada! The orchid top is gorgeous.

  9. LOVE the yellow pants!
    Claire x

  10. The yellow color is the perfect color, seriously!! :) I'm so glad I follow you on GFC because I never miss your posts.


  11. Love all the fun colors you are featuring. I am still wearing a lot of shorts on the weekend since it's way too hot to wear anything else.

    BTW, I hope to see you on Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.


  12. That first outfit is gorgeous, love the top with the shorts! Just perfection pretty lady!

  13. That second outfit is perfect! You are rockin it!

  14. Lovely shorts, and I need these yellow trousers, so nice :)

  15. The first outfit made me smile, love the look and you have such a glow about you! #ThriftingDiva

  16. I love the second outfit! The colors and denim vest are all so cute together!

  17. I love those yellow pants!! Great find and it looks great with the green and denim vest.

    Thanks for linking up at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday too!



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