Tuesday, November 15, 2011

a bit bookish

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This is usually the time of year when I begin to don my finest librarian garb for work and other conservative ventures. One of these days I'll have to find a badass pair of thick frames à la Louise, but I'm still reveling in my glasses and contact-free lifestyle since getting Lasik almost two years ago. Perhaps it might be time for me to get back on the proverbial cool glasses train...

LipFusion Infatuation in 'Screen Siren'
vintage brooch
Zara blouse
La Redoute sweater (similar here)
Anthropologie skirt (similar here and here)
Prada heels (available in other styles and colors here)
Lamarthe purse from many (many) moons ago (similar here)

41 comments:

The Fancy Teacup said...

That skirt is so wonderful. I tried buying a similar shirt from Zara, but they ran out of my size. You look ultra chic!

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Kitsune-kun said...

oh I LOVE this! I think this is my favorite look of yours ever! brilliant combination! I really love the unique details of that top peeking out and that amazing pendant!

Marie said...

blouse + brooch = the perfect little pairing. lovely.
-Marie
So What If I Like Pretty Things

Ashley said...

Great outfit. Love the lipstick, you really pull it off!

AJ TAYLOR said...

I love this look, especially the printed skirt. And the brooch at the neck is just gorgeous. I LOVE!!! Seriously, get those cool glasses.

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Samara said...

I bought this same skirt after seeing you wear it this summer, but I've been struggling to find ways to wear it in colder temperatures. Thank you for providing me with some great inspiration! I may have to go snag that sweater from Revolve....

Alisha said...

I want a badass pair of thick frames too!! I've never needed glasses, but growing up and even now, I've still always wanted a pair of geek-chic badass pair of frames to don my pretty little face hehe!

Love this librarian chic look on you!
xoxo

Frannie Pantz said...

I've always wanted some of those frames as well! Love the print on this skirt!

Bespoke Biddie said...

Thus print looks lovely on you and that brooch is so lovely in it's daintiness

Sunnie
(.=

Rosa said...

Absolutely lovely! That skirt is gorgeous and the cozy sweater goes so well with it.

Lacee Swan said...

awww...you look like a doll! adorable outfit!

Lidiya said...

Your skirt is perfection, adore it! Such a pretty look and I love also your make-up <3
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Closet Fashionista said...

I am loving this outfit! That skirt is amazing! (I was going to say perfection, but the commenter above me already did that ;) )
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Jackie said...

I love your vintage brooch! Just fab!!

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Christina said...

I love a skirt that poofs out under a sweater. I could not love sweaters and skirts more right now. Great print too!

skippysays said...

I had my eye on that skirt for a while! It's so gorgeous, but I was afraid I wouldn't know how to style it. But you did such a beautiful job here! And I love your vintage brooch :)
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Lynsey Michelle said...

The blouse and brooch combo is amazing! I dont know what it is about vintage jewelry, but vintage pieces are always more interesting than anything I can find in stores today.

Adore.

xx
Lynsey Michelle
www.law-of-fashion.com

Jay said...

absolutely love this :D

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Jo said...

Oh goodness, I think this is truly my favourite look of yours ever! <3 Everything works! I especially love the patterns skirt, and the delicate brooch! So so so gorgeous!

x
Lost in the Haze

Raspberry and Rouge said...

Such a cute skirt! XO Rebecca

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Arstcrylique said...

That look is very, very nice.

Sara Ottavia C.

BiblioMOMia said...

I'm rocking some librarian style today, too! Funny--why are we drawn to it in the autumn? And I miss my glasses post-LASIK as well (I'm getting driving glasses, though--still have lots of halos at night).

The brooch placement is just superb, and I adore the pleated and patterned skirt. Very refined intellectual.

janettaylor said...

Love that skirt a lot!

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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Love, love that skirt! You look great, glasses or not (oh and Lasik - i've always been intrigued but too scared to get it!)

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Lydia said...

That skirt is like a Mexican birthday party!!

Doux Rousse said...

My librarian dressed nothing like this! You look fab.

XO,
Doux Rousse
www.douxrousse.blogspot.com

LyddieGal said...

Glasses or not, you look perfect.
I love the print on this skirt!

Chic on the Cheap

Miryo said...

I really like it! Beautiful skir and brooch.

Tian Shanae said...

I really love your skirt!!

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wardrobeexperience said...

very lovely look...

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Alison said...

This is such a lovely skirt and I think you look very ladylike in the best way possible.

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Johanna said...

That skirt needs to get in my closet. Styled perfectly my dear! Always the lady!

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

love this polished look! your skirt is amazing!

Happy Friday!

xxx,

Fashion Fractions

Bre said...

This outfit is adorable! I love that skirt, you look so pretty and polished. I am loving the bold lip looks you have been sporting!

Have a wonderful weekend! :)

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duckalicious said...

I love it how you wear non-classic items in a classic way (or is it the other way around?) + the brooch is just too adorable!

Danielle Celeste Couture said...

I brake for bookishness.

Love from Oregon USA,
Danielle
xoxoxoxo

danielle celeste

Carly said...

So perfectly ladylike as usual..love the brooch...but REALLY envying that fantastic printed skirt...its a FOREVER piece for sure.
C

Saint Folie said...

OH MY...you always look so cute.

That brooche is fenomenal.
We just love it.
*_*

e.rose said...

HI! I really love your posts. I adore you so much! I love your looks, on how you mix and match your clothes, it's just simply amazing! and every time I visit your blog, I get speechless!


Your blog is my favorite.. just so you know :)

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