Oct 20, Burst of Color

Looking over my last few posts- there is definitely a common theme- I like neutrals, a lot!  I’m not sure why I’m so afraid of color, it’s not like I’m a shy person!

However, now that the days are turning grayer and grayer- I feel the need to bring a little burst of color into my wardrobe!

Until this style experiment, this (on the right) was my daily uniform; a white t shirt, jeans, cardigan and mom shoes. Boring- but safe!

Nothing wrong with a white t shirt, it just doesn’t have much personality. With the right accessories, it can definitely stand alone (as in what I wore yesterday), but today I want more! I am always a fan of stripes- so this shirt seemed like the perfect fit.

 
I’m also trying to find alternatives to my skinny jeans (did you notice I haven’t worn them once this week?!) These gray skinny cords are a nice change.   Throw on a necklace and change into cuter shoes (can’t go wrong with Tory Burch flats) and I’m all set.

By keeping the colors of this outfit limited to only 3 colors- it is not too busy!

Pants: Banana Republic, Striped shirt: J Crew, Sweater: Nordstrom Rack, Shoes: Nordstrom, Necklace: Kohl’s

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5 thoughts on “Oct 20, Burst of Color

  1. You love stripes!! What are your thoughts about patterns that aren’t geometric (florals, etc)? I haven’t seen you mention them yet.

    • I know- I’m a bit addicted to them! For some reason I do not wear any floral- (I do have a floral top that I might wear tomorrow), but I seem to be very drawn to stripes above all other patterns. That’s not to say I don’t like other patterns- I just don’t seem to own many. I’m going to try to expand my patterns a bit though- good suggestion!
      Thanks so much for all your comments!

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