Posts Tagged: striped shirt

Dressed for: The Return of the Long Vest

Already Pretty outfit featuring long vest, striped shirt, Alexander McQueen skull scarf, Rebecca Minkoff Jealous

Vest – eBaysimilarmore used via eBay
Striped shirt – Fair Indigo
Faux leather pants – Lysse via eBaysustainable (through 3X!)
Scarf – Alexander McQueen via eBay
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Bag- Rebecca Minkoff Jealous via eBay – more on eBay

I was SO SURE this long vest would get year-round wear, but I never found any warm-weather outfits that made it sing. Now it’s back in rotation, and I was tickled to incorporate it into yet another print mix! read more

Dressed for: Another Score

Already Pretty outfit featuring striped shirt, skinny jeans, ankle boots

Top – J.Crew courtesy Twice
Tank – Walgreenssimilar
Jeans – courtesy CAbi
Booties – Clarks (no longer available) – similar
Earrings – Corset
Bracelets – Etsy and Bibelot

I mentioned last time I wore an item from online thrift store Twice that it was a J.Crew piece I’d lusted after, passed on, and then pounced on through the site. This top? SAME THING. I saw my hair stylist wearing it about six months back, demanded the details, and found out she’d gotten it from the clearance rack ages ago. So, no striped shirt with built-in brooch for me. Or so I thought. But then! During my second poke around the Twice site, there it was. In my size. Just waiting to be snapped up and loved. read more

Daily Outfit: 8/23/11

Already Pretty daily outfit featuring white cigarette pants

Striped shirt, via consignment – similar collarsimilar stripes
Cigarette pants, Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar fitsimilar but jeans
Pumps, Faryl Robin Suzu (no longer available) – similar pairmore Faryl Robin
Bracelets, thrifted and gifted
Watch, Skagen
Shell pearls, Target (no longer available) – similar
Chains, thrifted

Although I rail against style rules, some of them are surprisingly hard for me to break. For unknown reasons, the “no white shoes/bottoms after Labor Day” rule has lingered long after I’ve discarded similarly stifling rules, and I’ve been subconsciously trying to pack in all of my white-wearing during these last few weeks of August. Even though I have every intention of breaking this rule come fall, something in me is just itching to wear loads and loads of white. NOW. read more