Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Trendy Tuesday - Gingham




I think it is so fun that Danielle and her co-workers do Trendy Tuesday each week.  One of my co-workers tried to institute "Flannel Friday" every week, but I didn't have any flannel.  I think mostly 3 of the guys participated.  Anyway...  today's theme is Gingham and/or cords.  I don't have any corduroy items at the moment, so I went with my one gingham shirt.  And I got my inspiration from this pin.  

I really want a blue/white gingham shirt.  This one is dark blue and light blue, and I just don't like it as much as I want to.  Plus it is a really flimsy fabric and doesn't look as sharp as others I have seen.  So this is an item on my wish list.  I think this popover from Target would be perfect, but it is not available in my size online or in stores.  On Friday, I went to Old Navy looking for this option, but it was really boxy on me, so I ended up getting a random polka dot blouse instead.  I keep hoping to catch a 40% off sale at JCF and snag this one, because I'm not willing to pay $50.  So the search for the perfect gingham button-up continues.  

Also linking up with Pinned It & Did It and Style Swap with Ginny and Jenn

Sweater & Top: Gap
Skirt: Target
Boots: Madden


10 comments:

  1. Yes. yes. yes. I love this color combination, and I had to pin the look for my green skirt. Of course, the temperature is still too angry with skirts for me to wear them. I guess we'll have to do Trendy Tuesday tomorrow at work because we're off again today. Either way, I still posted what I plan to wear!

    Danielle
    Little Bit of WoWe

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  2. Let me know if you find the perfect gingham button up because I have been searching for one too. The one blue and white one I do have is a thrifted Old Navy one but it's a little big and boxy so it only works when layered.

    This outfit came out great! I really like the green skirt and gray together. I also like that you added the pearls!

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  3. Great look! I love the green skirt. And now you've got me really wanting that gingham Target shirt! I just checked and it says it's available in my size in my local store. Guess where I'm going after work...

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  4. so in love with the color of your skirt!
    very nice blog by the way :)

    kisses from Russia,
    Juliet
    RUSSIAN DOLL

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  5. I'm telling you, I love my j.crew one, hopefully it'll go on sale soon :) I really like your skirt today too!

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  6. I love this color combo! Your skirt is such a pretty shade of green! I am in search of a blue or black gingham, too. I have a light blue 3/4 sleeve and it just isn't working for layering that I want to do with it. If you find a good one, let us know! :)

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  7. I've seen and considered all of these gingham options, but the JCF is my favorite out of all the ones I've found so far. (But also not going to spend $50 on it.) I really like the grey and green together, and think the pearls were such a lovely touch :)

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  8. hopefully you find one soon. in the meantime, i love this one under your sweater!

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  9. love love love!! you look amazing! thanks for linking up with the style swap
    oXo
    Jenn

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