Polka Dots and Gingham Monochrome, plus All About You Party!
Welcome on this "All About You" Tuesday. Today I am co-hosting with the Lovely ZAZ from Mama and More. She is a thirty-something Mother of 2 who calls UK her home. She is Stylish, Beautiful and Super Sweet. So join her and I today. The Link up is called "All About You" so the post can be about anything and everything.
For this Post, I am showing you two pretty simple, Monochromatic Looks featuring Polka Dots, Gingham and Neutral Colors. First up is this Outfit with my Polka Dot Pencil Skirt, Black Opaque Patterned Tights, Blue+White Gingham Shirt and my Black, Scoop-Neck Sweater over it. I wore my Black+Blue Oxfords because they matched the Outfit perfectly. I accessorized with a Silver Bauble Necklace and some Blue Multi-faceted Globe Earrings. I have worn this same skirt similarly with my Blue+Black Buffalo Plaid Shirt, a Black Blazer and more pops of Blue. I wore this to work. I had a couple of appointments that day and I did receive a couple of compliments on this Outfit, which I love. =) What about you?
Black+White, Polka Dot, Pencil Skirt w/ Belt Loops: Forever 21 (very similar w/ side split on the front, love this), (current similar option by F21 w/ large dots, best deal, love this), (navy w/ white dots, midi pencil option), (similar w/ tiny dots by Free People), (fun option by WHBM w/ big+small dots in palettes, great deal, love this).
Cobalt+White, Plaid Button-down w/ Gingham Print inside (I reversed the shirt): Joe Fresh (JC Penney's) (very similar by Brooks Brothers, great deal, love this), (very similar, love this, Splurge), (gorgeous, sky blue option w/ two pockets, love this), (similar by Forever 21, best deal).
Black, 3/4-Sleeve, Crew-neck, Ribbed /Cable Knit, Soft Sweater: The Limited (similar w/ zipper detail, Splurge), (similar, cashmere option, on huge sale, love this), (cable-knit option by Tommy Hilfiger, best deal, love this), (similar, soft, tunic -length, great deal, love this).
Silver Statement Necklace w/ Large Bobbles: Fred's Jewelry (similar by Lord & Taylor, great deal, love this), (similar in sterling silver by Lord & Taylor, best deal, love this), (gorgeous option by Ralph Lauren).
Blue, Multi-Faceted, Globe, Drop Earrings: Viggos (gorgeous option by Liz Claiborne, best deal, love these), (similar gorgeous option by The Sak, great deal, love these), (very similar, Splurge).
Off-Black, Spider-Print Opaque Tights: H&M.
Black & Dark Blue, Patent Leather Oxford Shoes: Simple Shoes (similar in black patent leather, best deal, love these), (gorgeous option by Cole Haan, on sale, love these), (gorgeous blue patent leather+suede option by Isac Mizrahi, love these), (back+blue option by Marc Jacobs, Splurge).
A few weeks later, subconsciously I paired B+W Polka Dots on the bottom with a B+W Gingham Shirt and my Taupe Cardigan and Brown Fur Boots. I guess when it works, it works. I like how the Taupe Cardi and Brown Boots are basically 2 different shades of the same color. I wore some Double-sided, Black Bobble Studs and those black dots on my ears go well with the polka dots on the leggings, as well. I finished off with Red Lipstick. I wore this Outfit on a Saturday morning running errands and later on playing with Vivian outside. Have you paired Polka Dots with Gingham before? I think they look nice, especially if they are in the same color family.
Taupe/Mushroom, Long-Sleeve, V-Neck Cardigan: Piazza Italia (similar crew-neck in beige melange by H&M, comes in over 10 colors, best deal), (similar, open, boucle cardigan by Gap, great deal, love this), (gorgeous cocoon option by Anthropologie, on sale).
Black+White, Elbow-Sleeve, Light Gingham Button-down Shirt: A Local Shop (very similar by F21, great deal, love this), (similar by F21 w/ larger checks), (classic option by Old Navy, best deal, love this), (gorgeous over-sized option).
Black Velvet Leggings w/ White Polka Dots: Koton (similar, best deal), (similar by F21, great deal, love these), (fun option by Kensie, love these).
Black, Plastic, Double-sided, Bobble Earrings: An Accessories Boutique (New) (gorgeous option by Marc Jacobs, great deal), (similar by Kendra Scott, on sale, love these), (simple classic black studs, best deal).
Brown, Leather, Canvas & Faux Fur, Wedge Boots w/ Buckle detail: Aldo (very similar, Splurge), (similar, Steal, love these), (similar by Easy Spirit, on sale, love these), (edgy, half-length option by Madden Girl, great deal, love these).
P.S. Also, linking up with Alison, Alycia, Amber, Angela, Erin, Jessica, Laura, Lauren, Lindsey, Lisa, Nicole, Rachel, Shanna and Whitney. Once again linking up with Carrie because some of her "Create 28" Prompts for the last week have been Polka Dots, Patterns and Pencil Skirts and I covered them all with this post. And I am linking up with Maegen because the Creative Closet's Link up today is all about Polka Dots.
Once again, Thanks a Lot for joining our Link-up, today.
Have a Great Tuesday!
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