Thursday, September 8, 2011

seasonal transitions

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Remember I told you I got a bunch of cool stuff in Connecticut? Well, this brooch was one of those things. I love it to death.

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...and it's layering season again. The nonstop rain outside just informed me of that, officially.

Only 2 days until I'll be in sunny California! Can't come soon enough!

vintage brooch
Adia Kibur necklace (similar here)
Zara top
blazer c/o of Banana Republic
Madewell and thrifted bracelets
Maria Bonita Extra belt
Mango jeans
Miu Miu wedges
KMRii bag (similar here)

68 comments:

Vivi said...

The brooch is beautiful! Wow.
Very cool outfit.

Alison said...

Love the Miu Mius. What part of CA are you going to?

Delane said...

love white after labor day!

The Fancy Teacup said...

What an lovely tweed blazer! Adore the fact that you added some eye candy to the elegant look with all the colors.

♥, Jamie
www.TheFancyTeacup.com

Closet Fashionista said...

Love the brooch! And this outfit is awesome, as always :D
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Lydia said...

Love the bold color with the white and black/grey. Those bangles are an awesome touch. And the shoes!!!!

Frannie Pantz said...

I love broaches! And this one is just gorgeous! I'm kinda pumped about layering again, I'm not gonna lie. I love love LOVE your shoes too. Hope the time passes quickly before you are California bound!

The Girlie Blog said...

Love the way you combined brights with the gray. Very nice outfit!

Dorien said...

Love that jacket, you look perfect!

Andrea said...

Wow such interesting shoes and lovely jacket. The brooch is really precious :)

moonstyle said...

i love the blazer...nice blog...
i'm following you :)
kisses

*Glam Chameleon* said...

My dear from head to toe u're perfection, love the whole combination and the way u matched everything!! Fabulous!!
kisses
Jelena (http://glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com/)

Plami said...

You're so beautiful! <3

XoXo
Plami

http://www.fashion-thrill.blogspot.com/

RosaLovesDC said...

Perfect! I love that brooch, it's so unique and very you!

eek said...

I can't decide which part of your outfit I love the best! I love how you mix old with new, high end and low end. I really can't believe that jacket is from Banana...may have to go check them out.

Audrey Allure said...

Beautiful brooch, and I really love your shoes!

Kirstin Marie said...

Your brooch is gorgeous. I really love this outfit. The colorful shirt & bracelets against the crisp white pants is lovely...and your wedges are divine!!

Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous look, darling!
You know how I love those shoes!!

xoxox,
CC

Lauren Brewer said...

Love this outfit! Great transitional styling of the white jeans.

The Styleseer
http://styleseer.blogspot.com

Bliss Fusion said...

I love the hairstyle, it's so french and chic :)

Don't Think Twice said...

wow! love your outfit so much, so colorful :) so lively!
great blog! :) come to see mine? :D i would like iT!

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xoxo

Meisha.Style said...

the jacket is adorable! love it with the rainbow top! your look simply chic!

Vantage Point Vintage said...

Love it! Great shoes & top!

Hearts,
Nicole http://www.vantagepointvintage.com/blog/

She is Sara said...

Have fun in Cali! I love the broach, so pretty & looks great with this bold look :)

Halie said...

That's cute. Love every piece!
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K said...

The brooch is very cool with that jacket. Good find!

K xx

Bad Taste Toast said...

Wow I love this chic jacket and all your jewelry! The bangles are such nice pops of colour in this classic grey and white look! And the shoes look so amazing as well!

Flaviana Boni said...

nice shoes!

Dress up for armageddon

Elizabeth said...

Obsessed with that blazer! And so fun how you paired it with the striped shirt! Love! Have a great time in Cali!

knk said...

beautiful big eyes

bridechic said...

Such a fabulous look. . . .So clean and chic

Lesley said...

I love that Zara top!

Adrianna Traxler said...

love white jean looks! It's always such a crisp outfit...love the pieces you put together

Eli said...

Although our cold SF summer pretty much made it Fall all the time, I'm ready for it to be official and really bring the boots and jackets out! But also to not feel like outsiders and see other people dressing for fall!

G. said...

Those wedges are awesome!

Bren Herrera said...

sweet jacket. and love the brooch! if i still lived permanently in DC I'd invite you over to my dressing room so you could see my 250+ collection of vintage brooches!! I think you'd looove! Love this look. A great transition. I need some new white jeans.

Bren
B So Chic!™
http://www.bsochic.blogspot.com

LyddieGal said...

The broach was a nice find!
Hope you have a great trip!

Chic on the Cheap

Cindy Whitehead said...

This whole look is amazing on you - especially loving that jacket. Have you checked out IRO? Think you woudl love their jacket too. Have fun out here in CA - it's still sunny/warm (-:

Lori said...

I love your brooch! Very vintage, thanks for sharing. I've gotta break out my accessories for fall. Lori
glamsavestyle.com

Kel said...

I love how sassy this outfit is.

Lots of love from Sydney,

x Kel

melbourne: bows and zara

Emma said...

Gorgeous!!!! The shoes are so pretty!


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hello, Friday said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE your hair!!! xoxo

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chaoskontrolowany said...

Great pants:)

Danielle Celeste Couture said...

I love this look. It is pure magic and absolute genius.
(...too thick?)

Love from Oregon USA,
Danielle
xoxoxoxo

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Jaclyn said...

Transitional outfits are always so fun, you don't have to worry about covering up cute light jackets. I love the touches you added to your look and those shoes, amazing!

annette tang said...

ooo you remind me of chanel meets prada look... love it !

x0
annette
www.theversastyle.com

His and Hers said...

I love that vintage brooch too! What a beautiful and unique piece. I have to admit I'm pretty excited for layering season, although I could do without the nonstop rain. Hope the sun's come out for you!

Bionica said...

the brooch is very pretty
umm I love your shoes!!!
they are fab =)

xoxo
-Bionica

Catherine @ Not Dressed As Lamb said...

Love the brooch, necklace, wedges (heavenly!) and the top. The whole outfit is just devine - just the kind of thing I could see myself wearing. I'm a big brooches fan too, there's not enough of us!
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Savvy Gal said...

smashing look. i love all the mix of color. btw, welcome to sunny California.

Christina said...

Finally a new take on the chanel-esque jacket. Love this!

stylefyles said...

that brooch is pretty but that jacket is divine! Love how you layered it over such a colorful top!

monica said...

i am IN LOVE with those miu miu wedges...

Bre said...

Fantastic outfit, love the mix of color and print. That brooch was an incredible find! One of my favorite things about fall, time to layer! Have a great time in CA!

hanna cecilia cousins said...

beautiful brooch! love your blog!

Erin Foltz said...

Super cute outfit mama! Love the pin reminds me of a little bumblebee somehow :)

I will most definitely follow you :) Please do the same I have some great new fashion posts to inspire you!

www.everythingbuttheshoes.blogspot.com

Carolyn said...

This is such a chic, clean, beautiful outfit. I can't get over the bracelets-- they tie everything together perfectly. (And does that blazer zip?!)

raspberry-rouge.com said...

Love the jacket! Looks amazing on you! XO Rebecca

http://raspberry-rouge.com

Carly said...

Loving white paired with all those pops of color..shoes, shirt and bangles!
Perfect look girl!
C

decimal shoes said...

love your blazer :D
I'll definitely will following you if you follow me :D
Decimal Shoes

Kristin said...

That blazer is BR? IT's too fabulous! I would love to get my hands on your Miu Miu collection...just sayin'. HA!

Taylor said...

oh wow i love this look! so structured and clean. the white jeans are my personal fave!

Allie (Wardrobe Oxygen) said...

Oh that brooch is divine, and I want your necklace!

City Girl Chicago said...

Cathcing up in the blogosphere ~ have a great time in Cali! I just got back from there recently, absolutely gorgeous ~

Hope all is well
xo

Laura said...

Hi! This is the first time I've ever visited your blog, and I have got to say, this outfit is absolute perfection. I want to just steal it!!! haha jk :) Very chic! Keep it up!

-Laura
http://lkj.tumblr.com

Noelani said...

Love all the layer you are rocking! That broach is a delight and totally inspiring for me to work broaches into my daily routine more often.

Marissa Joy said...

Love that jacket- and those are such cool shoes!

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Johanna said...

Ummmm...fantastic outfit! Can I borrow :)