Sunday, 10 January 2010

Color in Winter

I feel like it's so hard to wear color or flower prints during the winter seasons because I'm always wearing my black pea coat or black stockings. But prints with deeper colors tend to work a little better.

I just love the puffed sleeves at the forearm of this shirt. When buying basics like white collared shirts, I like to find items that have special details to make it a little less basic and more interesting!

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This skirt has some darker shades of magenta and orange in the flower print, and paired with a long sleeve shirt (no bare arms in the winter!), I thought it might work. And if it doesn't, I guess I do live in California where it's pretty sunny all year round! It was too warm to wear a scarf, but I probably would add winter accessories like my red knit scarf to make it more season appropriate.

top: Michael Kors
skirt: Forever 21
shoes: Style & Co

P.S. Thank you so much for all your really nice comments!!! I've been at work all wknd, so I was really happy to see all your thoughtful messages!!

P.S.S. I can't find my camera anymore either!!! :( okieee off to answer you awesome questions and visit your blogs now!

46 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous, my dear! The puff sleeves really make the outfit! :)

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  2. That is such a gorgeous gorgeous blouse! The puff sleeves are so beautiful and it surely just makes this outfit even more perfect now:)

    Love love that bright colorful skirt,kudos to adding colors in your outfit.

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  3. Those sleeves are too cool! I love that pretty skirt, too, you look fab!

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  4. That top is totally amazing! I look for unique details as well in plain, white blouses ...

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  5. those sleeves are insane!!!

    Au contraire mon cherie - winter is when you simply MUST wear colour!

    Love the blog, would you like to exchange links?

    Thanks so much for the lovely comment dearest - sorry for such a late reply!

    Stay safe and chic darling
    English Rose x
    http://iamanenglishrose.blogspot.com

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  6. Hey sweetie, love the skirt. x

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  7. I find myself gravitating more towards dull colours in winter,
    but you've inspired me to dig out the brights now...you look amazing.

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  8. this outfit is so cute and so cheerful! love the sleeves on that top and the color of that skirt :)

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  9. It's refreshing to see colourful outfits on winter. I love them! I like the skirt, and the white shirt is absolutely perfect! great sleeves!
    xx

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  10. wow, I adore so much this photo. so creative. and your outfit combination is very girly ;)

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  11. such an awesome shirt! I love the unique sleeves and would die to get my hands on it :)

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  13. you look darling! love the skirt and the colors!

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  15. gorgoeus look
    feels soo fresh and spring like :)
    the floral is soo pretty!

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  16. oh I wish winter would look like this here! :))
    have a lovely week, xoxo

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  17. gorgeous top!

    love your blog :)
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    - Audrey Allure

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  18. hey patty ann!! you're looking gorgeous as usual.

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  19. Lovely skirt- so bright and happy!

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  20. What a cute picture... Love that shirt!!

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  21. That's a really cute shirt! I love twists on modern classics.

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  22. omg wow
    those puffed sleeves are something haha
    really cute shirt

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    www.kimberlyannmansfield.blogspot.com

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  24. Hey honey, cute outfit! Love the shirt sleeves! I posted your parcel earlier in the week, although have no idea how long it will take to reach you. Plus my honey forgot to add the little note I wrote you, so sorry about that. Hope you like all the stuff, looking forward to receiving yours!!

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  25. like ur floral print skirt!

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  26. Oh I love puffed sleeves, ever since I saw Anne of Green Gables lol:) You look lovely, dear!!

    xx

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  27. love the skirt
    simple, fun, flirty
    great print and shape for the upcoming spring season
    thanks for sharing as always
    and thanks for the lovely comments, i really appreciate it

    -cma
    COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

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  28. Oooh love the skirt
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  29. Lol for the comment, you should see my left hand it ain't half as good! Just post it when you can if your feeling unwell, No rush! I hope you like your stuff too!

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  30. So fresh and pretty. Love that skirt! Makes you forget that it's Winter. : )

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  31. Thank you so much for following! Sure I'll follow you back!

    juliet xxx

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  32. very fun skirt-you make me miss sunny days xo

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  33. Gorgeous outfit. That skirt is too wonderful.

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  34. Beautiful skirt, very pretty. I also like the top. I've been looking for a nice white shirt myself lately.

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  35. So luv ur blouse and skirt!! Super chic and I hope u have a fabulous day! xx

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  36. love your blog girl, you have got yourself a new follower!

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  37. gorgeous blouse, pretty skirt! you look gorgeous! <3

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