Thursday, October 10, 2013

Stripe Week - Blazer





This blazer.  It's ridiculous.  I knew it was ridiculous when I bought it, but it was only $7, and I'd had a rough week, so some emotional shopping was inevitable.  And I thought a coral striped blazer would be a pretty good addition to my closet.  And then it hung in my closet for a month, because I didn't really know what to wear with it. 

Pinterest was almost no help.  I guess a white and coral striped blazer just isn't that common.  But I wasn't going to give up.  Then I saw this pin, and decided to flip the colors around to suit my ridiculous blazer.  I really like how it turned out!

I've since thought up several other outfits for this blazer.  I just had to get over the initial block.  Now I'll probably try to wear it a lot before winter officially arrives.

Remember to link up with Kate and me tomorrow with your striped outfits!      

Today I'm linking up with Pinned It & Did It, What I Wore to WorkLook What I Got, and Tres-Chic.

Blazer: Jones New York
Tank: Gap
Skirt: Old Navy
Shoes: BCBGeneration

6 comments:

  1. I think this turned out great! Sometimes doing the flip reversal makes all the difference. This would look great paired with navy blue too! Looking forward to tomorrow!

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  2. Love this! When it comes to blazers, mine are all pretty neutral and definitely no patterns (boring!). I love how fun yours is!

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  3. I love your ridiculous blazer! Playing with color schemes that I like (rather than specific pieces) is my favorite way to get pin-spired. ;)

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  4. Love that you took that pin and made it work using a striped theme but reversing the colors to match what you had in your closet. Love this blazer and hopw you challenge yourself to find many ways of wearing it. I have a wihite w.black stripes one and think it is a great way to add pattern to solid tops and bottoms.

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  5. Oooh, this is so cute, Andi! I like your ridiculous blazer a lot, and I think it would look great with so many different items/colors (red, yellow, navy blue, mint, teal/turquoise, black, gray, etc.). I can't wait to see all your outfits with it!

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  6. My striped blazer is a staple in my closet. Love that yours was so cheap!
    Thanks for linking up for Look What I Got. Hope to see you back tomorrow!

    Tara
    Penniless Socialite
    Target Giveaway!

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