Saturday, May 14, 2011

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

My Banana Republic "After 5 Event" Attire

As part of my "After 5 Event" hosting duties, I had the opportunity to style an outfit from Banana Republic's always-tempting selection. I seized the chance to snatch up a much-needed summer straw fedora and some neon stripes. Kind of fell in love with this neat little ladylike raffia purse and this military-esque vest thing, too.

In retrospect, I wonder if I'm not one pole short of some fine fishing garb, but this will have to be contemplated further at a later date.

Banana Republic straw fedora
Banana Republic striped top
Banana Republic vest
Banana Republic purse
J Brand jeans
Topshop bangles
Hermes bangle
Miu Miu heels
thrifted and various bracelets

41 comments:

  1. You look so tailored and chic! I love the pink detail on your top, and that raffia satchel is so ladylike.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  2. You did a great job styling these trendy Banana pieces.

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  3. Haha... one pole short. Klever. Fishing trip scheduled or not... this looks great!

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  4. Oooh I love this outfit! You did a great job styling BR pieces :D
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  5. i'm hosting the event in chicago and bought that vest too! you look awesome and can't wait to see the pics.

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  6. Well, a fly pole and a pair of waders would really have completed the look. Seriously, though, nice outfit. I really like the juxtaposition of the little ladylike bag and the military-inspired vest.

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

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  7. i LOVE the fedora on you and great styling of the vest!

    cute & little

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  8. I think I need that vest in my life!

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  9. cute! i plan on attending the event in SF on thursday :)

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  10. I adore this look :D
    And it looks so great on you! I also love the pictures very much! So bright and clear =D

    xxx

    ps: you can still join our Chanel giveaway

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  11. I am totally in love with those jeans! x

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  12. I love that striped shirt and vest. Very cute stuff from BR!

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  13. this is so inspiring, actually, you're whole blog is - the vibe is so great!
    Hope you'll pass by and follow too.
    kisses.

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  14. Love those J Brand jeans (i really need to buy another pair) and those shoes are tres beautiful!
    p.s. stop by my blog and comment too.
    Cheers,
    Misnomer.

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  15. These vibrant blue jeans look amazing with the striped shirt and the vest, lovely colour combo! And you look so cute and chic with the hat :)

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  16. I love this vest! so cute :)

    xo galmeetsglam.com

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  17. hi sweetie.. found u in chictopia.. :)

    you are so fabulous! i love your style.. definitely chic! will follow your blog.. :)

    hope we could follow each other.. :)

    http://paragonofchic.blogspot.com

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  18. Very smart! Love the hat!

    K xx

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  19. This is a great combinaiton. Loving how those flared jeans look on you. The neon stripes under hunter green is genius. The purse is so cute and the hat is perfect.
    I had to LOL to the 'fishing pole' comment!

    Daphne.
    http://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com

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  20. So pretty! love the little pink stripes contrasting the utility vest, perfect accesorizing!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  21. I love the clean lines of the vest, even with all those pockets, it feels very fuss-free.

    and the straw fedora is just adorable.

    Chic on the Cheap

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  22. Great outfit! I absolutely love those jeans. LOVELOVELOVE

    Melanie@Unravelled Threads
    Follow @UnraveldThreads on twitter!

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  23. I love this outfit!!! It's gorgeous! I especially love the vest and that bag (so incredible).

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  24. Loving the purse..so unique almost can't believe it is BR.
    And the military vest is fab too!
    C

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  25. Love it! You have legs for days in those jeans : )

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  26. awesome look and i'm totally crushing on that adorable bag!! i'm sure you had a wonderful time at the event and made the loveliest of hosts!!

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  27. Aren't you too cute? I am hosting the After 5 event in Boston and picked the same vest. Trying not to be totally jealous of how you styled it;)

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  28. The vest is awesome. You styled it wonderfully.

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  29. Gorgeous pretty lady! Love the pink stripes against the military vest. xo

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  30. This is such a great look! I love the purse and the striped top. It's a great spring/summer look that's styled very well.

    Cheers to BR!

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  31. This is the perfect combination of Banana Republic and District of Chic. Republic of Chic? Banana District?

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  32. Love the neon stripes! You look so cute in a hat :)

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  33. I pass by a BR on my way home from the gym and I've been eyeing this top for a while. I should pop in one of these days (maybe before my work out so I'm not covered in sweat) so I can scoop it up. Also, these jeans look amazing on you. The photo of you crossing the street - your legs look about a million miles long!

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  34. That vest is such a great piece!
    www.thewardrobediaries.com

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