Thursday, October 9, 2014

Striped Shorts once more and Outfit 34.

Today's post will be a long one. We will be covering 2 Outfits, so let's get to them shall we?! First I wanted to show you a Shorts Outfit worn a couple of weeks ago when it was quite warm. I was with Vivian, another mom and her 2-year old daughter having coffee and dessert and doing a little Fall/Winter Clothes Shopping for our girls. I have already packed most of my shorts away since a month ago, but I left a few pairs out that I saw as possibilities to wear through October when weather cooperated. This Striped Chambray pair definitely deserved at least one more wear before next May or June. I paired them with a very fun, girly, one-shoulder top, in a silk-like material. Love the frilly shoulder detail and the fact that it is almost tunic length. It is by one of my most favorite stores - The Limited. My husband said this top and these shorts didn't go together at all (he was home that Saturday afternoon, before we left the house), but I think Chambray and Neutral Stripes go with everything, no? After all I am the fashion blogger, not him. LOL
Bright Lavender, One-Shouldered Top w/ Origami Bow detail on the Shoulder: The Limited (similar, gorgeous burgundy option, best deal - this would be great for Fall and the Holiday season), (similar in hot pink satin, great deal), (similar option by Helmut Lang in purple, on sale).
Light Blue & Light Heather Gray Striped Chambray Shorts: Old Navy (similar w/ stripes, love these), (similar plain chambray), (floral chambray, best deal, love these).
Dangly Earrings w/ Burgundy + Silver Crystal Beads: White House Black Market (similar by WHBM), (another gorgeous option by WHBM, love these), (dangly cluster, best deal, love these).
Lavender Plastic & Gold Metallic, Pyramid, Elastic Bracelet: Vigoss (New) (similar beaded lavender+gold pyramid bracelet, love this), (gorgeous lavender+lucite cuff, love this).
Dark Silver, Thong-Wedge, Beaded Sandals w/ Black, Gray & Silver Beads: Nine West (very similar, love these), (similar w/ bows, great deal, love these), (similar, intricate design, best deal).

Vivian's Outfit:
White+Baby Pink Leopard Romper w/ Yellow Giraffe on the front: Carter's.
Baby Pink, Grossgrain Ribbon Rosette Hair Clip: Buy Buy Baby.
White+Taupe Mary Jane Socks: Jumbo.

From one pair of Striped Shorts to the next. This is the last time I wore Shorts during my 30 for 30 (there are still a few more Outfits, I know, I know - such a repeater lol). On the contrary from the first Outfit (above) the Bold Color here is on the bottom (the Shorts) and the Neutral Color is on top. I layered one of my Lace-trimmed Camisoles from WHBM with the Black Tank (also from WHBM). I have layered Tank Tops with Camisoles before, have you ever tried this look? Just a simple outfit that kept me comfy+cute on a bright, sunny day.
Black, V-Neck Tank w/ Silver+Black Crystal Embellishments on the Neckline, Ruched off the Side: White House Black Market (very similar, on sale), (similar, gorgeous option by Express, best deal, love this), (similar w/ gold sequins by Vince Camuto, great deal, love this), (gorgeous tunic style by Vince Camuto).
Skinny, White Belt w/ Chain Detail: Piazza Italia (very similar, best deal), (very similar, great deal), (similar, on sale).
Dainty Silver Chain Necklace w/ Semi-Precious Square, Orange Stone: Lord & Taylor (similar w/ teardrop stone, love this), (similar, best deal).
Fuschia Velvet Button Earrings w/ Gold Rim: A Random Street Vendor (New) (very similar, love these), (similar by Betsey Johnson, great deal, love these), (similar, cubic zirconia, best deal).
Bronze, Metallic, Glittery, Bootie Sandals w/ double Buckles off the side: DSW (similar by Blowfish, great deal, love these), (similar strappy brown gladiators, best deal, love these), (similar by Naturalizer, on sale).

And, since this is the last time I remixed my Coral, Neon-Dye Shorts during this challenge, I wanted to show you all the ways I have worn them.
(1, 2 - today, 3 and 4.)
I have tried White on top, a brighter shade of Coral and Black. Though White looks great with them, Today's Outfit and the one with the Coral Tee are my faves. Both pairs of Metallic Sandals and my Neon-Striped Wedges look good with the Shorts.

(To view all of my 30 for 30 items and rules for this challenge, click here.)