Before I started blogging I would’ve vehemently stayed away from yellow. I was sure it would douse my pale skin with some sort of jaundice effect. I am glad I found a way to give yellow a try because I love it! Clearly it is also a reader favorite because it is pinned like crazy. Maybe you want to give yellow a try too so I thought I’d share with you some of my most liked yellow outfits. Go. Be Bold.
This is another fabulous sweater I received during my Banana Republic Factory Story outing. I decided to dress it up with a gray pencil skirt, tights and heels. Next, I think I’ll try it in a more casual look.
So my husband and I have an ongoing conversation on the “right” way to spell gray (or grey). It seems either is perfectly fine but I notice many sites use both spellings and I try to stick with just one. Where do you land on this important topic?
I hear that Fall is coming. I see it in all the magazines but So Cal has not gotten the message. I’m not complaining though because I’m happy to keep wearing skirts and all my bright colors. I’ve been in CA for over 15 years now but my MI upbringing still has me resenting Fall as the precursor to Winter. So I’ve been trying to find things I’m looking forward to this Fall/Winter. Here is what I have so far:
- Wearing boots. I even have a new pair that I got on my last trip to MI that I’ve been dying to wear.
- Stew. My husband makes the best stews (no veggies for this girl) and I’m looking forward to the warm deliciousness.
Yep, that’s all I’ve got so far. I’ll keep working on it.
Details: Caslon t-shirt from Nordstrom / Skirt from The Limited / Necklace from Stella & Dot / Nine West heels
In unrelated “news” I’ve always gotten a ton of compliments on my red eShatki dress (here) so I thought you should know that they have 20% off their new fall line right now.
Aren’t these bright colors fun? It was only a year ago that my wardrobe was mostly gray and black. I still love a crisp black ensemble but I’m so glad I pushed myself beyond my comfort zone and bought colorful pieces. What’s your relationship with color?
Details: Shirt and tank from The Limited / Jeans from Loft / Necklace from Talbot’s / Nine West heels
I’m loving eyelet material that is popular right now. It’s like a more structured version of lace. Alluring but not overtly sexy and definitely work appropriate. You can find dresses, pants, shirts, t-shirts and skirts in this fabulous style.
Details: Top and skirt from The Limited / Belt from Francesca’s / Prabal Gurung heels from Target
Yep, I’m still in love with this color combination! Here are a few other ways to wear gray and yellow:
How do you wear this color combination?
Details: Skirt and belt from The Limited / Caslon tshirt from Nordstrom / Calvin Klein heels
I’m feeling a little under the weather today (thus my late in the day post) but luckily I took some pictures last week when I was feeling more comfortable. This is a new shirt from The Limited that I got for under $30 due to a 50% off sale they had. I love a good deal!
I’m also distracted because I’ve launched a new business. I won’t go into all the details here so please head over to Think Brite Be Brite and see how to double your happiness!
Details: Skirt and shirt (similar) from The Limited / Yellow Caslon t-shirt from Nordstrom / Enzo Angiolini Pop Culture heels from Macy’s
I just wouldn’t have believed that I could come to love yellow as part of my wardrobe. It can be a hard color for us pale types but yellow jeans are definitely a safe bet. I have worn these jeans with bold colors and with neutrals (see some more images below) and also have a yellow shirt that I am quite fond of. I’m not on the hunt for the right pair of yellow shoes.
Details: Yellow jeans from Loft / Caslon t-shirt from Nordstrom / Belt and bracelets from The Limited / Necklace from Talbot’s / Calvin Klein Viviana heels from calvinklein.com
Some other delicious yellow combinations:
I don’t recall if I’ve worn yellow and purple together previously but it made me feel so energized. Too bold? Not for me. The gray pieces definitely helped to keep it toned down but it really is a fun combination.
Details: Caslon t-shirt and Halogen cardigan from Nordstrom / Purple jeans from Loft / Calvin Klein Viviana heels
Since I’m not much of a floral print kind of girl, I love to mix dots with stripes. When I see floral and stripes on other people, I think it looks great. Maybe when/if I find the exact right floral print for me, I’ll get to share in the fun.
This lightweight blazer is perfect for spring both in material and color. I wore this combo to the Orange County Creative Connections meet up. It’s a great group of creative and stylish women so it was the right kind of outing for this bold combo.
In other exciting news, today is my ninth wedding anniversary! Most people that know me think it’s very appropriate that my anniversary is on April Fool’s Day. I’m never quite sure how to take that comment but I usually put it in the I’m-cool-and-quirky-and-unexpected-perhaps-even-silly column. I can’t believe it’s been nine years – they’ve flown by and we’re still crazy about each other. I’m one lucky lady!
Details: J Crew Factory striped jacket / Old Navy shirt / Jeans from Loft / Nine West Raindate heels from Zappos