When it comes to putting together outfits, pattern mixing is by far the most intimidating style to create. It’s really easy for this to go too far, so when I see items come out that do the mixing for me, I get really excited.
The pairing of polka dots and florals creates such a beautiful, feminine look – the ladylike floral is taken to a whole new fun level with the dots.
I know this title is a bit weird, but bear with me.
I think a lot of us misunderstand what sexy things is for. There’s this common thought that wearing sexy things is somehow for someone else.
Let me correct that: sexy things are for YOU. They are for YOU to feel powerful. For YOU to feel beautiful. For YOU to feel feminine, soft, beautiful, womanly. Not for anyone else.
I love mixing items that don’t traditionally go together. This skirt and this top, at first glance, aren’t items you would pair. The plus size black skirt is drapey and romantic (and decidedly evening) and this top is floaty and huge and oversized, with a stripe that screams “day on a yacht”.
It’s pre-spring (though with the parade of 90 degree days here in Phoenix you would swear it was summer) and I’m already trying to decide my spring look for 2016. I’m kicking it off with this striped & neutral look that is perfect for weekends with your partner or your girls, shopping and laughing and munching on snow cones!
Even though I love me some fall, I’m kind of unwilling to let my summer wardrobe go. Must be the West Coast in me – I love that eternal summer! For a recent work trip to Seattle, I packed this…