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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Day to Night Series - Striped Skirt




J. Crew Silk Blythe Blouse. $59.99 in other colors. Similar save here for $49.90 and here for $48. // J. Crew Factory City Mini. Sold out, but other colors here for $41.50. // Charles David Glatiator Booties via Poshmark. Old. // Hobo Zara Bag. c/o. $118. // Karen Walker Sunglasses.  $280. Similar save here for $38. // Nixon Acetate Timeteller Watch. Sold out, but similar splurge here for $150 and similar save here for $38. // Pink Slate Boutique Arrow Bracelet. c/o. Sold out. // Apple of My Eye Spike Bracelet. c/o. $13. // Crystal Bracelet via Poshmark. Old, but similar save here for $19.50.
 
 


I just had to throw this cute picture in of Spike and Lola. My friend Jennifer took it this weekend.

Hope you are having a great week!  Shane and I went over to his mom's house last night to swim, but the water was freezing.  He braved it, but I didn't.  Then as we were getting ready to leave, the electricity in all the neighborhood went off.  It was pitch black, and stayed that way for about 4 hours. I tried to go to bed with no air conditioning or noise, but Shane thought that a power outage meant it was a great time to ride the golf cart around the neighborhood.  Thank goodness ours has lights.  His mom got a golf cart on Monday, so she joined in on the fun too.  Yes, we're from the south, but it sure did sound fun.  I woke up to AC and lights.  Thank goodness, it came back on in the middle of the night though because I only had 1% battery left.  As my friend said last night, what did we do before electricity...or iPhones?
Thanks for stopping by for the first Day to Night Series.  I will pick a different item each month, and one person will style it more casually for day and the other will dress it up for night.  If you're interested in participating, you can email me here.  Amanda from The Sequined Spaniel wore her skirt more casual with a boyfriend blazer and wedges, while I wore it with my hair up, a silk blouse and heels.  What I like most about this skirt is how versatile it is.  At first, I thought it was really too preppy for my usual style, but you can really style it so many ways to make it fit for your style.  I'll probably wear it with a casual tee and sandals a lot too.  And as a bonus, it's long enough to wear for work.  I like items that work double duty.  How would you wear this skirt?  Make sure you stop by The Sequined Spaniel to see how see styled it.  Don't forget to enter the giveaways here, here and here.  And you can still link up your mint trend here.
 
Today I'm linking up with Lindsey, ShannaAlisonAmy and Victoria.
 
Photography by Pea Pie Photography.
 

29 comments:

  1. Adorable-love both looks! And I love the yellow blouse with the stripes.

    http://asequinloveaffair.com

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  2. White blazers are haunting me! I want one so bad! LOVE both ways this skirt is styled and would wear them in a heartbeat! I will be linking up with you next week for neon. Looking forward to it!

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  3. That skirt is the cutest! Love it with the neon and with the blazer...such fun looks :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  4. Both of you created great looks! I cannot get enough of your neon blouse!

    Fizz and Frosting

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  5. so beautiful skirt!
    I love the looks!

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  6. I just bought that skirt in pink!! I love how you paired yours with a neon top and those fab earrings. Amanda did great too, and honestly, I could see wearing her outfit to the office or on a date night! I'm excited to see more of these link ups!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  7. Love the skirt! It looks so comfy and I can picture wearing it with a basic tee. Love the puppy pic too! They are adorable!

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  8. You ladies both rock the look.....and I cant take my eyes off the adorable top knot!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  9. I love how you styled the skirt with neon in both looks! The photo of your dogs is adorable! Every time our power goes out now I get flashbacks of Hurricane Sandy when we had no power for 5 days...not fun.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    PayPal Giveaway!

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  10. Ohh I like this! One of my new faves this year is yellow! Love the picture of the pups. They are so so cute! I don't know how I survived without an iPhone! :-0

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  11. nice looks

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  12. When we have bad weather here, I crank the AC down to freeze the house out because the power always goes out. It's SO boring when there is no power! You look super cute. I love your hair up like that.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  13. I got in the pool yesterday and it was FREEZING! I'm going to try again today.

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  14. Have this skirt as well and I love it! I adore how you paired it with neon! BTW I have been eyeing those Ava sunnies from Anthro for awhile as a save to the Karen Walkers and I think your post just inspired me to buy them!
    xox
    Renee
    stylewithastory.blogspot.com

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  15. Love this skirt and the different ways you ladies styled it.

    Stop by and enter my sephora giveaway and link up tomorrow for my Tres-Chic Fashion Thursday Link Up.

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

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  16. Cute blog! I love the stripe skirt. :)

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  17. I want this skirt in every color! I don't own one (yet) but will probably get one at my next stop at the J Crew outlet!

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  18. These outfits look great...and I love how they both have a touch of neon!

    xx
    ileana
    www.ileanamarcel.com

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  19. This is a great series. I am seriously loving both looks!
    xo,
    Chelsea
    www.abitofsass.com

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  20. You are seriously just like... SO PRETTTTTTAY!

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  21. Both of you ladies styled the skirt perfectly!!! And girl, we LOVE to ride around our hood in the golf cart too!! It's def a southern thing!! Glad you woke up to some AC! :)

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  22. Love love this skirt! It looks great with that blouse too. I love both looks!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  23. Christopher really wants to someday live in a neighborhood where he can drive a golf cart around. He would've loved you guys' late night adventure. ;)

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  24. Um can I have one of your dogs? Yorkshire terriers are my DREAM dogs!! Love the day to night outfit!!

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  25. I got the skirt in neon pink and LOVE IT!! I paired it with a neon yellow tank and a pink beaded necklace. You both look stunning!

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